Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Palåbran 06/24/09: Påtgon

Påtgon (PUTT-gun): (noun) Child, infant, kid, baby.

Note: Påtgon is one of very few words in Chamorro that has an "irregular" plural. The plural is famagu'on.


"Kuånto famagu'on-ña?" = "How many children does s/he have?"
"Sumalamånka i patgon sa' inalulala gue'." = "The kid stumbled because he was rushing."
"I nana ha tågo' i patgon-ña." = "The mother ordered around her child."

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