Dictionary and Grammar of the Chamorro Language of the Island of Guam

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - Chamorro language - 235 pages
 

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Page 141 - ... name of a weed; the leaves are sometimes used as a local application to boils, sores, and the stings of insects and reptiles.
Page 8 - Chamorro language. The natural gender is designated by the prefixes laje (man) or palŠuan (woman), and the sex of mammals is sometimes indicated by toro (bull) or baca (cow).
Page 161 - It is still sometimes cooked in this way on ranches; but the usual way of cooking it is to boil it or to bake it in ovens; or it is cut in slices and fried like potatoes. The last method is the one usually preferred by foreigners. The fruit baked or boiled is rather tasteless by itself, but with salt and butter or with gravy it is a palatable as well as a nutritious article of diet.
Page 17 - Almost any word in the Chamorro language may be used as a verb, but there are certain words expressing motion, condition, or action, which are essentially verbs in their primitive form.

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