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Ginete / in English is: Coconut filter Note: English Sentence Chavacano Sentence You can help keep the chavacano language alive by simply commenting below. Make a sentence in chavacano using the Chavacano word Ginete which is the TITLE of this page. It does not have…
Descuida / in English is: Overlook Note: English Sentence Chavacano Sentence You can help keep the chavacano language alive by simply commenting below. Make a sentence in chavacano using the Chavacano word Descuida which is the TITLE of this page. It does not have to…
- Ninguno puede habla que ele el tiene autoridad o poder na lenguaje del chavacano. Todo kita necesita colabora para continua vivi el lenguaje de aton.
- Nobody can say that he has the authority or power over the chavacano language. All of us need to collaborate so that our language will continue to live.
The carabao is pulling the pajagat or sleigh. The man manages the carabao with the pamitik that he is holding. The big basket on the pajagat is the Canastro. That’s where the cargo goes. The yoke on the back of the neck of the carabao is called the ayugo.
El hombre ta aguanta con el pamitik, conectao na naris del carabao. Dos pitik para manda bira na lao derecha con el carabao. Y un halada para manda por escerda. El carabao ta hala con el pajagat. El canastro ensima del pajagat. El dalaydayan del pajagat conectao na ayugo na tangkugu del carabao. El pandiit amo aquel na pescuezo del carabao. Aguantao quel na ayugo.
Many zamboangueños pronounce the letters “V” as “B” , the “F” as “P” and the “Z” as “S”. However they may say “chabacano” but they will write it as “chavacano”, they’d say “prio” but they will write it down as “frio” or say “crus” but correctly write it down as “cruz“.
- This comes out of the mouth of a Chavacano person: “Yo si Bictor Palcatan Crus. De samboanga yo y chabacano mi lenguaje.”
- If he writes it down, it will look like this: “Yo si Victor Falcatan Cruz. De Zamboanga yo y chavacano mi lenguaje.”
The word CHAVACANO is only as old as the chavacano language itself. The word Chavacano is not a spanish word. The people of Zamboanga “coined” the word.
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Ragunio / in English is: Abrasion Note: English Sentence Chavacano Sentence You can help keep the chavacano language alive by simply commenting below. Make a sentence in chavacano using the…
Cuento del dia
El toko ta man “ehem” anay antes de canta.