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“I dig you the most” means to like, approve, or have a crush on someone. It translates to “I like you”. Another definition is to understand someone. If I dig something, that means to appreciate, favor, or be interested in a thing. These definitions come from African American Vernacular English. Possible etymological origins include Wolof, a Niger-Congo language from Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania, words: dëgg or dëgga, and the Irish word: tuig, both meaning “to understand, to appreciate” (WordSense, n.d., “Origin & history II”).
Farlex, Inc. (2015). Dig you. In Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/dig+you
Wolof language. (2021, May 13). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wolof_language&oldid=1022917607
WordSense. (n.d.). Dig. In WordSense Dictionary. Retrieved May 15, 2021, from http://www.wordsense.eu/dig/