la fea asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 decade ago

Yiddish -- definition & correct spelling of "fakakta"?

What's the correct spelling of this word? And how would you define it? examples of usage would be especially appreciated.



can anyone give an example or two of it used in a sentence?

10 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    farkakt far∙kakt' (adj.) פֿאַרקאַקט

    use with discretion as the English words--dirty, shitty, full of crap, or screwed-up. Some Yiddish dialects pronounce fa-kakt--no r, or fakakte. I hope it helps.

  • 3 years ago

    Yiddish Definition

  • 3 years ago

    Define Yiddish

  • 4 years ago

    The question is: How is this Yiddish word pronounced? The ANSWER to this question is: Learn how to read Yiddish! The first letter is a "phay" which is roughly 'f'. Then you have a vowel and a "raish", which is roughly 'r'. See where I'm going? It's make no sense to ask this question! Think of the last letter of Johann Sebastian Bach: The last letter is the sound of throat-clearing. What letter is that in English? What a dumb discussion!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Wize woman has it right.

    I've also seen "farkakte," but I don't really speak Yiddish, I just understand some from knowing German. It's a pretty offensive word, so be careful when and where and with whom you use it.

  • 1 decade ago

    Hi! Actually, the word is "verkakte" and means "crappy" in Yiddish. The best use of it I know of was in The Blues Brothers:

    "What are you guys gonna do? The same act? Wearing the same verkakte suits?" Maurie Sline

    • James1 year agoReport

      It was also used in Smokey and the Bandit when Sally Field says something like "driving around in this verkakte car"

  • Susan
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    4 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

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    Alguem pode me ajudar?

  • 3 years ago

    judge judy uses it regularly - Ferkakta ...

  • 4 years ago


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