¿Qué Onda Vos? A Series on Speaking Guatemalan Spanish

“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month’s topic: egg-spressions!

mi huevo: de ninguna manera
translation: no way, forget about it, I don’t think so

de ahuevo: bonito, chilero
translation: great, cool, f*ing awesome

a huevos! : por supesto!
translation: of course, sure, definitely

qué huevos: qué mal
translation: how aweful, that sucks

huevudo: valiente, atrevido
translation: brave, ballsy, gutsy, courageous

ahuevado: asustado
translation: startled, scared, frightened

huevonear : haraganear
translation: to laze around, do nothing, waste time

huevon/a: perezoso/a
translation: lazyass, bum, bad worker

con huevos! : con ganas!
translation: like you have a pair, like you mean it! 

tener hueva: tener pereza
translation: to feel lazy, to feel bored

ahuevarse: asustarse
translation: to get scared, to be startled

costar un huevo: costar mucho, ser caro
translation: to cost an arm and a leg, to be expensive

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