Chavacano Language

Chavacano is the language of Zamboanga City

Amistad

“Amistad” in English: Truce, Friendship, Accord They bonded and formed a lifetime friendship. Yan uyun sila y ya forma un amistad para entero vida. The truce between the Islamic leaders and the Philippine government will never be permanent. The muslims only agree to stop the government from winning, to pull back and rebuild their forces …

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Alegria

“Alegria” in English: Happiness, Joy “Happiness” in chavacano (chabacano) is “alegria”. In English In Chavacano A purchased happiness is only temporary. In life we work for prosperity and happiness. El alegria comprao, temporario lang. Na vida ta trabaja kita para prosperidad y alegria. Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano using the word “ALEGRIA” in the comments section below. Your approved contribution will then be added to the online dictionary.

Escoba

“Escoba” in English: Broom “Broom” in chavacano (chabacano) is “escoba”. In English In Chavacano Use the broom to sweep the floor. Usa con el escoba para barre con el piso. Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano using the word “ESCOBA” in the comments section below. Your approved contribution will then be added to the online dictionary.

Evita

“Evita” in English: Avoid, Prevent, Refrain “Avoid” in chavacano (chabacano) is “evita”. In English In Chavacano He borrowed money from me. Now that it is time to pay he is avoiding me. To prevent sickness, wash your hands before eating. Avoid that man, he causes headaches. Ya presta le cen conmigo. Ahora que tiempo ya para paga, ta evita le conmigo. Para evita el enfermedad, lava mano …

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Apunta

“Apunta” in English: to Point out, to Aim, Target “Aim” in chavacano (chabacano) is “apunta”. In English In Chavacano If you aim at nothing, you will hit nothing. Si ta apunta bo con el nada, tupa bo nada. Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano using the word “APUNTA” in the comments section below. Your approved contribution will then be added to the online dictionary.

Gabaybay

Gabaybay o Bagaybay

Gabaybay Leave a Comment / Chavacano Language / By fhm “Gabaybay” in English: Coconut flower “Coconut flower” in chavacano (chabacano) is “gabaybay”, some call it “bagaybay”. In English In Chavacano The dried coconut flower can be used as a broom. Puede usa como escoba con el seco gabaybay. Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano using the word “GABAYBAY” in …

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Adivinanza

Adivinanza Leave a Comment / Chavacano Language / By fhm “Adivinanza” in English: Riddle “Riddle” in chavacano (chabacano) is “adivinanza”. In English In Chavacano What is paper at night and pencil during the day? Cosa papel si denoche, lapis si de dia? Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano using the word “ADIVINANZA” in the comments section below. …

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Alrededor

“Alrededor” in English: Around-, Surroundings “Around” in chavacano (chabacano) is “alrededor”. In English In Chavacano Install lights around the house for security. Patrol and search for him around the camp. Plant bamboos all around the perimeter of the 4 hectare property. Pone luz alrededor del casa para seguridad. Bulcha y busca conele alrededor del campo. Siembra caña alrededor del orilla del 4 hectaria propriedad. Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano …

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Acostumbrao

“Acostumbrao” in English: Accustomed, Used to “Accustomed” in chavacano (chabacano) is “acostumbrao”. In English In Chavacano I am accustomed to your foolishness. Acostumbrao ya yo na tonterias de vos. Please collaborate. Put sentences in chavacano using the word “ACOSTUMBRAO” in the comments section below. Your approved contribution will then be added to the online dictionary.