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chamorro

chamorro(
chah
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moh
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rroh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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).
masculine noun
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).
masculine or feminine noun
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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