What does capisce mean?

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chiefly US slang. —used to ask if a message, warning, etc., has been understood… you must use this knowledge for good, not evil, and never for personal gain.

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Anyhoo, what does capiche in Italian mean?

Capisce?” is American pseudo-Italian slang for “understand?” and functions rather like “know what I mean?” In Italian this form would be used only in a formal setting; the typically casual American-style contexts would require capischi.

Quite as, is capiche rude? In English, capiche has much more of an in-your-face attitude, and is meant to echo speech patterns of Mafia bullies. In my opinion, using this word in English is always rude, precisely because of its overtones. Using it in Italian may or may not be rude, depending strongly on context.

At the same time, what does Kapiche mean?

Meaning of capiche in English used to ask if someone understands, in a way that is intended to sound Italian, or to sound threatening: I'm not in the Mafia. Never was. Capiche?6 days ago

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