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¡Ay, caramba! (pronounced: [ˈai kaˈɾamba]), from the Spanish interjections ay (denoting surprise or pain) and caramba (a minced oath, a euphemism for carajo), is an exclamation used in Spanish to denote surprise (usually positive).<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> The term caramba is also used in Portuguese.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=citation }}</ref>


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¡Ay, caramba! (pronounced: [ˈai kaˈɾamba]), from the Spanish interjections ay (denoting surprise or pain) and caramba (a minced oath, a euphemism for carajo), is an exclamation used in Spanish to denote surprise (usually positive).<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> The term caramba is also used in Portuguese.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=citation }}</ref>


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Intro  In literature and the arts  In popular culture  See also  References  

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