Meggai na kopble
MEGGAI : plenty, many, much, abundant, numerous
Meggai siha. They are many.
Kao meggai na taotao man måtto? Did many people come?
Memeggai. The majority.
I memeggai-ña man gaige trabia gi eskuela. The majority are still at the school.
Na' meggai. To increase, multiply.
Si Yu'us ha na' meggai i guinahå-ho. God increased my wealth.
Mungnga ma na' meggai! Don't make it too much!
Na' o'son pot i mineggai kuentos. It is boring because there is too much talk.
Para håfa ni meggagai?
Why be excessive? Why make a big deal?
Påle' Roman thought that meggai is a combination of two words. Mi (meaning "abundant") and gai (meaning "to have.")
Mi + gai = meggai
This is very plausible, because we see in other Chamorro words how mi becomes me when found in combination.
For example, mefno' ("eloquent") comes from mi + fino' (abundant words or speech).