godverdomme

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From God + verdoeme. Literally meaning 'God dammit'. It expresses the wish that God damns. The -me is not the pronoun me, but is the Dutch suffix to indicate a subjunctive. It originated as a quick prayer that was never finished because it was not accepted by the religious authorities.

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godverdomme

  1. (vulgar) Goddamn!
  2. (vulgar) fuck!
  3. (less vulgar) damnation

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