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Crazy April 19, 2006 10:06 PM

What is Crazy in your language?

Crazy - Loco (Spanish)
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 April 20, 2006 1:30 AM

doido (male)

doida (female)


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 April 20, 2006 2:10 AM

Ami, i wondered how we say...but in Japanese, it is little bit difficult to say.

If "Crazy" for someone who is in sane, i know a word but it is a derogatory term. So i do not know if it is good to wirte. Although the word is very common, it is used for like a movie bug.

If it means just he is (little bit) strange, we say


ekisentorikku (from eccentric).

Sorry i cannot tell you simply!!

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 April 20, 2006 2:54 AM

In Israel we say:

meshuga (Hebrew)

meturaf (Hebrew)

majnun (Arabic)

meshugeh (Yiddish)

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 April 20, 2006 3:43 AM

majnon = male
majnona = female
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anonymous  April 23, 2006 12:58 PM

őrült, bolond

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anonymous French February 24, 2007 2:02 PM

Fou (mâle/masculin)
Folle (femelle/féminin)
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 February 24, 2007 2:04 PM

Loco - male

loca - female

orate - Mexican slang

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in Dutch June 20, 2007 12:02 PM

Zot (in Flanders)

Maf (in Flanders)

Gek (in the Netherlands)

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 June 30, 2007 3:28 PM

Filipino (Philippines)

sira ulo


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craaaaaaaaazy August 14, 2007 1:10 PM



off your rocker


cooo cooo


lost your marbles








there are more in english and arabic but i cant think right now

                keeeeep smiling

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 August 16, 2007 5:46 AM

In Finland "hullu" (the initial "h" is aspirated) means a crazy person or thing. "Hän on hullu" "S/he is crazy" (there are no gender pronouns.) If referring to a happening or action you use the partitive form "hullua".
"Tämä on aivan hullua!!" "This is totally crazy!"
There are numerous slang expressions as well, but I'll spare you for the moment.
One of my favourite words for crazy is Yiddish/Hebrew "meshugenah". It tastes delicious!
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 August 27, 2007 4:01 AM

For some thing that we think are crazy we use NORO

If we think a person is crazy: NOR (male) and NORA (female) *

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in mandarin chinese November 24, 2007 6:20 AM

colloquial terms...

神经病 [shen jing bing]

有毛病 [you mao bing] --- "mao bing" means defective, so it's like saying "you're a defective person" or "there's something defective about you"

but please be aware that you might get into deep trouble if you use these!!

any local chinese here who can second this?

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anonymous Polish January 25, 2008 10:09 AM

szalony -male
szalona- female

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Crazy? January 28, 2008 1:15 AM

in Italian:

Female:     MATTA, PAZZA,

Male:         MATTO, PAZZO

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 March 23, 2008 7:17 AM

rayado  ...peruvian slang

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Crazy July 17, 2008 7:00 AM

nebun (male)

nebuna (female)   in romanian

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anonymous  July 17, 2008 11:12 AM

Well, the Flemish Dutch translation is already shown in one of the replies (thanks to Isabelle V.) I can add some cute slang/dialect Flemish Dutch words: een vijs los, van lotje getikt, hij/zij heeft ze niet allemaal op een rij, zo zot als een achterdeur...

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 August 13, 2008 2:24 PM

Portuguese (BRAZIL): Louco, maluco

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anonymous Lithuanian March 07, 2009 3:44 AM

Pamishele - female
Pamishelis - male

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Crazy September 13, 2009 12:50 AM

Hi you all! First, it’s meant for you, Edge. H. and, of course, Leiah O.: The word meshugah/-geh/-genah is used also in Hungarian, though in a bit changed form: it is mesüge, or müsüke. It’s cool, I didn’t even know that it is a word of Hebrew origin, but in Hungary, it doesn’t mean crazy but stupid, doltish.

And now the other thing why I’m writing: Dear Ami! Though you’ve already got an answer from Hungary, from Anonymus, but I said, hey, two words?, it’s very weak, man! So if I try to characterize Anonymus, now it’s the very case when I can show the meaning of the Hungarian ”mesüge.”

So, just a few words (’ns.’ means not slang, ’s.’ means slang, and I’m try to give the way, approximately, how to pronounce, when nothing is written, I was unable to do so. Plus, in some case, I’m giving some literal meaning):


buggyant (s.; lit.: bubbled)

dilis (dilish; s.), dilinyós, (dilinyawsh; s.)

elmebajos (ns.)

eszelős (ns.)

hangyás (hondyush; s.; anted, i.e. one who has ants)

háborodott (ns.)

hibbant (hibbunt; s.)

félnótás (failnawtush) (half-songed)

flúgos (floogosh)

golyós (goyawsh; s.)

gyagya, gyagyás (dyadyush; s.)

kattant (cuttunt; s.)

lökött (s.; lit.: pushed)


stikkes (s.)

süsü (s.)

tébolyult (ns.)

zakkant (s.)

zizi (zizy; s.)

And not to mention many phrases, for example: ”there’s nobody at home, at him/her” or ”he/she lacks a wheel.”

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Portuguese January 06, 2012 3:11 PM

You can say "doido" (man) and "doida" (woman) or "maluco" (man) and "maluca" (woman)

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crazy January 17, 2012 12:22 PM

Hi ,crazy in greek is "trelos"

a person who is out of his mind

"palavos" meaning acting in a strange way

"vlamenos" is not himself

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