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-darfie, arple-darple, arp language, kerosene language

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • 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

  • Arp language — 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: arpie darpie etc.) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • arp language — 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: arpie darpie etc.) …   English dialects glossary

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