Lilith (lilithilien) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Any Turkish speakers in the house?

A friend recommended this community as a place to find help with a Turkish word that's baffling us. It's used on the German soap that we translate -- we can handle the German, and usually with the help of Google translator + context we can figure out the Turkish, but this one is just a puzzler.

In context, one character is complaining about her family and her boyfriend says he could get his brothers to beat everyone up, and she replies "then the [shöpaz? çepaz? shöpas?] would be over." So we're thinking it's something like "drama" or "idiocy" or "trouble", but none of those meanings are churning out anything remotely close. Here's the 15 second sound clip where they use it. Repeatedly. (Note: this conversation is mostly in German -- the word that we're trying to figure out is used at the end, and repeated several times. I included the conversation around it for context.)

Thanks in advance for any assistance!

ETA: Thanks for all your help -- you folks are amazing! We're thinking that it's a mispronunciation of 'Spaß'.
Tags: translation request, turkish
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