ドンマイ

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Wasei eigo (和製英語), from English don't + mind

InterjectionEdit

ドンマイ (romaji donmai)

  1. don't worry about it, nevermind, you're fine

Usage notesEdit

This is often used between friends when one friend means to forgive the mistake of another, or in sports when one teammate wants to encourage another despite their poor performance.

Last modified on 19 February 2013, at 01:48