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Monday, May 17

Guate and other very important words

don't take the spelling to the bank. and don't correct me in a comment.

Guate-Guatemala City
bolo-drunk person
quetzals-the currency here
tigo-cellphone company
disculpe-excuse me
by-a -okay, mas o menos
creo que si-i think so
gringo-commonly used for anyone with blonde hair or blue/green eyes
cohetes-firecrackers
bombas-really loud firecrackers
muchas gracias/buen provecho-you may now leave the table after the meal
hablo espanol, un poco-i am a gringo and my spanish sucks
sacatepacas-the departmento in which i currently reside
porfav-por favor or please
repite porfav- you are going to have to say that again, because i have no clue the words that just come out of your mouth
la comida es muy rico, pero estoy llena-i don't want anymore!
Estoy consada-i want to be alone, but i am going to tell you that i am tired.
cantina-a place to get a beer
bar-a place to pick up a prostitute
agua pura-clean water, not chorro water
papas fritas-french fries
helado-ice cream

1 comment:

  1. Nevan, you make me smile and you make me sad, I miss you yet I am so glad you went.
    You are funny, your are amazing... love reading your blog.
    Be strong and courageous. Be careful to obey all the instructions Moses gave you. Do not deviate from them, turning either to the left or to the right. Then you will be successful in everything you do. Josh 1:7

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