¿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 we’re looking at funny expressions.

¿Que onda vos? Es tu santo hoy, ¿verdad?
(“Santo” means birthday)

Si, pero quería pasarlo papaloteando.
(“Papalotear” is to hang out)

¡Vos! Tenes que ser mas Parrandero.
(“Parrandero” means party animal)

No tengo ganas de chupar, vos.
(“Chupar” is to slam beers)

Pero no te preocupes, ya tenemos un Quitagoma.
(Quitagoma is whatever food one eats to get rid of a hangover)

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