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Ma de in China: “fuck” in China
 
Ma de in China: “fuck” in China
  
Ma de is the Romanization for 妈的 (mā de), which literally means “mother’s” and is short for “fuck your mother" (他妈的   The term is roughly equivalent to "damn," or "fuck” in English.
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妈的 (māde) is short for (他妈的 tāmāde). Literally meaning “his mother's,” The term is a versatile expletive roughly equivalent to "damn" or "fuck” in English.
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Since the pinyin used to transcribe the term so closely resembles the [https://www.google.ca/search?q=made+in+china&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=MdJEUtHkFOqKiALdooDQCQ#imgdii=_ country of origin label so globally ubiquitous] in the years following following China's economic reform period
  
 
Ma de in China is used by netizens to express disgust at something the Chinese government has done. For example someone may post a comment on their microblog that a certain website has been blocked, and someone will respond in the comment section, “Ma de in China!.” Or someone will say sarcastically that the [[SB Conference]] (World Expo) was “Ma de in China!”
 
Ma de in China is used by netizens to express disgust at something the Chinese government has done. For example someone may post a comment on their microblog that a certain website has been blocked, and someone will respond in the comment section, “Ma de in China!.” Or someone will say sarcastically that the [[SB Conference]] (World Expo) was “Ma de in China!”
  
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]

Revision as of 00:34, 27 September 2013

Ma de in China: “fuck” in China

妈的 (māde) is short for (他妈的 tāmāde). Literally meaning “his mother's,” The term is a versatile expletive roughly equivalent to "damn" or "fuck” in English.

Since the pinyin used to transcribe the term so closely resembles the country of origin label so globally ubiquitous in the years following following China's economic reform period

Ma de in China is used by netizens to express disgust at something the Chinese government has done. For example someone may post a comment on their microblog that a certain website has been blocked, and someone will respond in the comment section, “Ma de in China!.” Or someone will say sarcastically that the SB Conference (World Expo) was “Ma de in China!”