Chamorro
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Chamorro(
chuh
-
maw
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ro
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Chamorro origin)
a. chamorro
There is a significant Chamorro population in Hawaii.Existe una población chamorra significativa en Hawái.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (language)
a. el chamorro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are few native speakers of Chamorro left, even in the Mariana Islands.Quedan pocos hablantes nativos del chamorro, incluso en las Islas Marianas.
3. (person of Chamorro origin)
a. el chamorro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la chamorra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandmother was a Chamorro who immigrated to the United States from Guam.Mi abuela fue una chamorra que inmigró a los Estados Unidos de Guam.
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chamorro
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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chamorro(
chah
-
moh
-
rroh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Chamorro origin)
a. Chamorro
Varias palabras del idioma chamorro provienen del español.Several words in the Chamorro language come from Spanish.
2. (shaved)
a. shorn
Estas ovejas tienen las cabezas chamorras; las otras aún tienen su lana.These sheep have their heads shorn; the other ones still have their wool.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (language)
a. Chamorro
Nací en Guam, pero no hablo chamorro.I was born in Guam, but I don't speak Chamorro.
4. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. pork shank
Mi mamá prepara un delicioso chamorro de cerdo adobado.Mi mom makes delicious marinated pork shank.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(female anatomy)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. calf
Con esos chamorros, tienes que ser una modelo.With those calves, you must be a model.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
6. (person from the Mariana Islands)
a. Chamorro
Muchos chamorros se han ido de Guam a Hawái y California.A good number of Chamorros have moved from Guam to Hawaii and California.
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chamorro
adjective
[+cabeza] shorn; close-cropped
chamorro de cerdo (México) leg of pork
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chamorro de res
beef shank
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