The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: godverdomme
From God + verdoemen. 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.
- (vulgar) Goddamn!
- (vulgar) fuck!
- (less vulgar) damnation
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