Tuesday, November 29, 2011
CHAMORRO EXPRESSIONS : TO GIVE YOUR CAR A DRINK
Eståba na mañuñugon si Fulåno gi chalan annai ha li'e na esta kumekehokkok i gasolina. "Gaddai gas este i karetå-ho," ilek-ña si Fulåno. "Para måno hit på'go," mamaisen i pasahero, annai ha sugon i karetå-ña si Fulåno guato gi gas station. "Para bai na' gimen i karetå-ho gas," ilek-ña si Fulåno.
Fulano was driving on the road when he noticed he was almost out of gas. "My car uses up a lot of gas," Fulano said. "Where are we going now," the passenger asked, when Fulano drove the car into the gas station. "I'm going to make my car drink gas," said Fulano.
En Guam, se dice, "Voy a dar de beber al coche," cuando le falta gasolina.