Hinga Dinga Durgen

Meaning

What does Hinga Dinga Durgen mean?

Hinga dinga durgen is a nonsensical quote from the animated television series, SpongeBob SquarePants.

It is said by the protagonist, SpongeBob as he is trying to mimic the sound of Scandinavian languages, while celebrating Leif Erikson Day.

Happy Leif Erickson day!! HINGA DINGA DURGEN!

Origin

What's the origin of Hinga Dinga Durgen?

Leif Ericson Day is celebrated by the cartoon sea creatures in the 23rd Episode of Season 2, titled Bubble Buddy.

The episode starts with SpongeBob waking up with a holiday spirit, due to Leif Erikson Day, which he celebrates by saying “hinga dinga durgen” then rowing away with his bed, while wearing a beard and a Viking helmet.

It was first aired in the US on February 3rd, 2001.

Spread & Usage

How did Hinga Dinga Durgen spread?

The phrase was first defined on Urban Dictionary in 2008.

A clip of the scene was uploaded to YouTube by KingdomHeartsFan3211 on October 20th, 2018.

“Hinga dinga durgen” is a meme amongst fans of the animated series, who celebrate Leif Erikson Day with the nonsensical phrase.

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