fuck

\ \ [16] The most celebrated of the so-called ‘Anglo-Saxon’ four-letter words goes back in written form no further than the early 16th century – a far cry from the Old English period.
\ \ A personal name John le Fucker, however, recorded from 1278, shows that it was around before 1500 (perhaps not committed to paper because even then it was under a taboo). There is little doubt that it is of Germanic origin, but its precise source has never been satisfactorily identified. All the earliest known examples of the word come from Scotland, which may suggest a Scandinavian source, related to Norwegian dialect fukkacopulate’, and Swedish dialect fockacopulate, hit’ and fockpenis’.

Word origins - 2ed. . 2005.

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