ya vino Elver*

* Elver came

Spanish El Salvador

Idiom USED Very frequently BY Young People

Used when it starts raining heavily. Elver is short for "el vergazo de agua", which literally translates to "the water's big cock".

"¡Entrá que ya vino Elver!"

"Get inside because Elver came!"





me cayó el veinte*

* the twenty fell on me

Spanish El Salvador

Idiom USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

It is a way of saying you realized or remembered something.

"Iba a traer a María al colegio, pero después me cayó el veinte de que se iba a quedar en casa de Julia."

"I was going to pick up Maria from school, but then the twenty fell on me that she was staying over Julia's house."





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¡qué chivo!

Spanish El Salvador

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

It is a way to say something is really cool.

"¡Hoy recibí el correo de que me aceptaron en la universidad!" "!Qué chivo! ¡Felicidades!"

"Today I received an email that I got accepted into college!" "That's so cool! Congratulations!"


Confirmed by 3 people




meque

Spanish El Salvador

Word USED Very frequently BY Most People

(adj.) It describes a nosy person.

Note: Some people also use the word "chute".

"¡Es una conversación privada. No seas meque!"

"This is a private conversation. Don't be meque!"


Confirmed by 3 people




a chuñas

Spanish El Salvador

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

(adj.) Another way to say barefoot.

"¡No camines a chuñas en la casa o te vas a enfermar!"

"Don't walk a chuñas around the house or you're gonna get sick!"


Confirmed by 2 people