Translations dictionary verga or vete a la verga or me vale verga [vair-guh] October 25, 2018 What does verga mean? When does a word for penis not just mean “penis”? When it’s the Spanish word verga. Verga can mean “penis,” but also “rod,” “fuck,” “hell,” and just about any vulgarity, it seems. This is a word we can get behind. Related words puta, del putas, pendejo, chode, disco stick, morning wood Where does verga come from? Memecrunch The Spanish verga comes from the Latin virga, meaning “rod” or “staff.” Before the word even evolved into Spanish, Latin authors as early as the sixth century were using virga as a euphemism for penis. Rod, penis … because it’s just so easy. Early instances of the word verga in the written Spanish language go back to the 16th century. As in Latin, it was used for its literal meaning “rod” or “staff” but also “penis.” Todo Memes By the 18th century, verga was being used in Spanish for the “crossbeam” of masts on a ship (or the yard in boat lingo). It was the Age of Exploration, after all. This brought Spanish to the Americas, where verga entered its next chapter. "Go to the dick" doesn't have the same effect as "vete a la verga" so no, gracias :) — güera 🇲🇽 (@mariiaangelica_) October 20, 2018 By the 19th century, verga had become a general vulgar word in much of the Spanish-speaking world. Like many profanities—think of good ol’ versatile fuck—it didn’t just mean “penis” or “rod.” It was being used as shit, fuck, or hell in some contexts. Why not? There are many popular Spanish-language expressions that use verga. Me vale verga, literally “it’s worth a penis to me,” means basically “I don’t care.” Vete a la verga, another choice phrase, is “fuck you” or “go to hell.” There’s also a la verga, used to convey excitement or shock, like Holy shit! Examples of verga My home girl told me “Ala verga” and i typed that shit in the GPS🙂 my ass thought it was a food place @BrunoHendrix1k, October, 2018 ¡Ni mierda! ¡Me vale verga! [No shit! I couldn't give a fuck!],' she exclaimed. 'The Sandinistas owe me.' Dennis Rodgers, Enduring Socialism, 2013 Memecrunch SEE MORE EXAMPLES Who uses verga? The vulgar verga is used throughout the Spanish-speaking world, especially Mexico and Central America. And unless you’re a sailor, verga is mostly used as a profanity. I’m this close de mandar todo a la verga pic.twitter.com/lfqzNpVTyE — Sarampión. (@saravallearment) October 21, 2018 Verga is sweary, so we wouldn’t recommend using it around your abuelita. A mi me vale verga todo whatever is meant to happen in my life is going to happen so sit back and enjoy the ride — Erickiando (@pErickiando) October 20, 2018 Just Added Black Music Appreciation Month, Older Americans Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of verga like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of verga that will help our users expand their word mastery.