arple-darple

Australian Slang
secret language used by schoolchildren in which normal words are modified by adding into each syllable the syllable 'arple' (see: arfie-darfie etc.)

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Arple-darple — secret language used by schoolchildren in which normal words are modified by adding into each syllable the syllable arple (see: arfie darfie etc.) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Arpie-darpie — secret language used by schoolchildren in which normal words are modified by adding into each syllable the sound arp ; thus hug becomes harpug ; You are a pig becomes Yarpu arpar arpa parpig . See: alibi, eggy peggy, obo language. Also, arfie… …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • arpie-darpie — Australian Slang secret language used by schoolchildren in which normal words are modified by adding into each syllable the sound arp ; thus hug becomes harpug ; You are a pig becomes Yarpu arpar arpa parpig . See: alibi, eggy peggy, obo language …   English dialects glossary

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