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“А не пошло бы оно всё на …” What is the difference from “пошло оно всё на…”?

I sort of know (пошло оно всё ...), but I have heard: «а не пошло бы оно всё нахуй?» («В Питере — пить», группа "Ленинград") What does the бы addition mean and, moreover, why is the ...
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How to say “fuckers” in Russian

I'm writing a story with a Russian soldier, and I usually put her swearing into Russian so as to not be immediately offensive to English readers. So, the word that I'm needing is "fuckers". To put it ...
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What exactly separates Russian swearing from others?

I've been told more than once by Russian speakers that Russian swear words have some kind of different connotation than English ones do, yet without being a speaker I can never quite understand how. ...
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Can you provide translation to this Russian profanity?

I am familiar with the word заебать [zə(j)ɪˈbatʲ], but I do not understand where does the word как come in picture. This surely doesn't change the meaning of the sentence, but a little explanation ...
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Может ли известное ругательство с упоминанием матери быть сохранившимся аористом 1 л. ед. ч.?

У глаголов с основой на согласный формы аориста 1 л. ед. ч. (несъ, везъ и т.п.) совпадают с их прошедшим временем ед. ч. м. р. в современном русском. (Которое, разумеется, возникло гораздо позже с ...
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Meaning of “хуйбудешь”

My Belarusian friend said a such phrase: хуйбудешь, He said that it was a joke, but could you please explain what he meant?
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Правда ли что слово “блядь” происходит от польского “błąd”?

В недавнем вопросе о правильности написания слова "блядь" в комментариях разгорелась дискуссия по поводу этимологии этого слова. Были высказаны две версии заимствования. Например, что само это слово ...
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Хрен and phrases in which it is involved

What is the English equivalent of the following phrases: "Ни хрена не делаешь", "Какого хрена?", "Пошёл на хрен", "Не хрена тебе здесь делать", "Ты совсем охренел".
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Why does “ебало” mean a face and “ебаться” mean to fuck?

I had been talking with my Russian friend which used such words like "ебало", "ебаться" and "ебнутый". As I understood, this words have completely difference meaning. It is very curious.
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what does this obscene word mean?

There were people singning the word ХУЙЛО in the streets, but what does it mean?
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Which is correct “нахуй” or “на хуй”?

I've seen many Russians write "на хуй", или "нахуй" altogether, although I'm 99 % sure it should be written separately. Why is it so often written altogether (because of the stress on на confusing ...
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Are there any sentence constructions to avoid when talking about the ingredient horseradish?

When translating a list of ingredients into Russian, I inadvertently discovered that a certain Russian swear word literally means ‘horseradish’. Since then horseradish has been mentally classified ...
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Can someone tell whether this Russian swear word derives from German?

Лох is a word that I heard among Russians and Ukrainians who never visited Germany. So it’s not quite clear whether the German language is the origin. Can anyone shed any light on the origin of this ...
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What are the most offensive words in Russian? [closed]

Which swear words or subjects are considered as most offensive in Russian, and why?
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Why does “охуенно” mean “great” but “хуёвый” mean “bad”

I came across some words chatting with my friend (he's a native speaker). What's the difference between пиздато, охуенно, хуёво and пиздец? The first two words have a positive meaning but хуёво and ...
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Is there a good English to Russian dictionary about swear words?

I'm looking for a dictionary, English to Russian, that lists swear words and goes into depth about them. By "good" in the title, I meant that it should translate also less known/common swear words ...
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The history and meaning of “ни фига себе”

I understand how the expression is used pretty well, but wonder where did it come from? What exactly does фиг mean?
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Swearing: “пошёл на …” vs. “иди на …”

Has anyone ever thought why in swearing people use not only the imperative "иди", but also (and even more frequently) the form "пошёл"?
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ахуеть and охуеть - which is used, and what is the precise meaning?

I came across the (obscene) verb ахуеть chatting (instant messaging, to be precise) with a native speaker (context: soccer game). A bit of research on the Russian Wiktionary seems to show that this ...