chavos

Spanish Puerto Rico

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Money.

"Necesito chavos pa' comprar ese anillo."

"I need money to buy that ring."


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jurutungo

Spanish Puerto Rico

Word USED On Occasion BY Most People

A far away place, often isolated.

“¡Diablos! ¡Eso queda en el jurutungo!” “Tú vives en el jurutungo.”

“Damn! That’s very far away!” “You live too far away.”





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¡ea, rayo!*

* oh devil!

Spanish Puerto Rico

Expression USED On Occasion BY Adults

Equivalent to saying “oh, shucks!”.

"¡Ea, rayo! Se me olvidó lavar la ropa."

"Oh, shucks! I forgot to do laundry."





Está lloviendo a cántaros

Spanish Puerto Rico

Expression USED On Occasion BY Adults

It's the equal for the English version of "pouring" when it's raining. A "cántaro" is a big clay pitcher, used to store great amounts of water.

Note: Also it is used in some other Spanish-speaking countries

"¿Está lloviendo hoy?" "Sí, a cántaros."


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