Canarian Vocabulary, Know the Essence of its Words
If we travel to the Canary Islands, it is essential to know its Canarian Dictionary and expressions that characterize it as one of the most recognized Spanish Dialects for its wide variety.
Thanks to an excellent geographical location, the Canary Islands have been, without a doubt, a very frequented territory throughout history. Due to the Spanish Civil War, many Canary Islanders emigrated to Europe, and others decided to cross the Atlantic Ocean to Venezuela and Cuba.
The numerous visits of foreign ships and the arrival of Canarians from Latin America gave rise to the Canarian vocabulary, which differs in three essential aspects from the Spanish of the Peninsula. On the one hand, the Canarians pronounce the “c” and the “z” as if they were an “s.” In addition, they do not usually pronounce the final “s” but tend to say it as an aspirated “h”. The aspect that most differentiates Canarians is using “Ustedes” instead of “vosotros.”
The Canarian lexicon is by Spanish speech. Over time, this language has been influenced by Latin American, Venezuelan, Bereber (related to the ancient language of the Guanches in the Canary Islands), English, French, and Arabic. The diversity of Canarian vocabulary and expressions is astonishing.
The recognition of Canary Island Spanish as one of the main dialects of the Spanish language is based on rigorous arguments, as it has its characteristics at all levels of the language.
On the phonic level, the peculiarities we find are the aspiration of final s’s and the subtle articulation of verb forms. On the grammatical level, the absence of the pronoun “vosotros.” On the lexical level, the different voices, from the aboriginal language (perenquén, gofio, tafor or goro), from Portuguese (magua, millo, petudo or fañoso), from American Spanish (guagua, guataca, machango or guanajo), from the Andalusian modality (cigarrón or embelesarse) and from other origins (majalulo or queque) that characterise it, enriching the Spanish lexicon.
We Show You a “pisco” from the Canarian Vocabulary:
– Abollado – Full to the brim with potatoes and meat, fed up with eating. – Afilador – Sharpener – Sharpener. – Aguachirre – A broth without substance or a soft drink. – Aguaviva – Jellyfish – Alegar – (1) To talk a lot, to have a lot of talks. (2) To criticize. – Alongarse – To lean out (or rather, when you are leaning out a lot). – Amañado – A person who, without being an expert in a specific activity, performs it with a particular skill. – Ansina – Like this, in this way, in this manner. – Añurgado – When food gets stuck in your gullet, and neither goes up nor down. – Arrancadilla – Last drink ordered in a bar before leaving it. – Arrayar – To aim (e.g.: In a card game: arrayate un millo). – Arrastrado – Usurero, roñica (very used by the ruinas). (Fuerte arrastrado, he only gave me 20 euros to clean his car). – Arrebujarse – To get too close to a person. – Arrequintado – Tight. When something is complete or loaded (arrequintado barrel of wine). – Arretranco – A junk, Cachivache. – Arrojar – To throw up (me arroje todo, me vomite encima). – Arbeja – Pea. – Asocado – Protected from the wind – Asadero – (1)Asador (2)Barbecue (to make a barbecue; to organize a barbecue). – Autodate – Type of potatoes: out of date. – Atacadera – Anger, visible anger. – Atotorotao – Atotorotao – To be dull, dull-witted.
– Babieca – (expression from Venezuela) Bobo. – Baifo – calf of the goat, (2) Se le va el baifo (it goes off the pot). – Balde – Bucket – Batata – Clumsy, unintelligent person. – Belingo – Party, stall – Bembas – Fleshy lips – Beterrada – Beetroot. – Bisnes – Business “cojonudo”. From the English ‘business’. – Bizcochado – Toasted – Blocks – Large cement bricks used in construction. – Bobomierda – A dumb fuckin’ fool. – Bochinche – Bar, also called chiringo. – Boliche – Bowling alley. (from ball age /bó:lich/). – Bosta – (1) Obese person. From here comes emboste, embostado (2) Cow shit (moñiga). – Botado – (1) Sucked, easy. (2) Lost, thrown away. (3) Te pasaste, macho (you’ve gone too far, macho). – Bregador – A fighter. – Bubango – Squash. – Buche – A short drink (on the beach with the calufo: give me a drink of water!). – Burgado – Sea snail
– Caboso – Fish that you usually find in puddles. – Cabraloca – A crazy, crazy person. – Cachanchan is good for nothing and a disaster. – Cachetada or cacheton – Slap on the cheek. – Cachimba – Pipe for smoking tobacco and other things. – Cachivache – A generally small and useless item. – Calufo/a – Insufferable heat. – Cambuyonero – People who approached foreign ships arriving in port to exchange goods (‘come buy on’). – Cambado (cambao) – (1) Curved, twisted. – Canarion/a – Inhabitants of the island of Gran Canaria. – Cancamo – A repulsive person. – Canelo – Of brown color. – Carajera – Relaxation, scandal. – Cachimba. Smoking pipe. – Cagarruta – The droppings of goats, rabbits, mice, and rats are usually cylindrical in shapes like a bowling pin or marble. – Cisco – Used for tiny fragments, not just any piece. – Cocazo – Headbutt, an involuntary blow to the head. – Conejero – A person from Lanzarote. – Coneja – (1) A bleeding wound with a considerable indentation caused by a blow or contusion. – Consentida – One who thinks she is pretty and attractive. – Colorado. Red – Chacho – Boy. – Chaflameja – Who does things badly. – Chascar – To eat – Chalana – Small boat. – Chascada – Bite – Cherne – Fish – Chibichanga – Male reproductive organ. – Chico – Small (my shoes are too small). – Chicharrero/a – Dicese de quien pertenece a la Isla de Tenerife. – Chineguas (or Kinegua) – Type of potato, from the English: King Eduard. – Chinijo – Small (in the eastern islands). – Cho – Don/Doña (what happened cho’ Juan?). – Chocos – Cuttlefish. – Chochos – Lupins – Chola – open slippers for going to the beach. (2) Chibichanga. – Choni – Foreigner – Chopa – (1) Large cockroach. (2) Big nose. – Choso – House, home. – Chorba, chorbo. chico or chica guapo/guapa. – Chuchanga – Snail. – Chuletada – The recommended custom of using any excuse to go to the mountains to eat grilled meat (usually pork chops, which is the cheapest). – Chupa – Chupete.
– Emboste – You can’t fit any more food in your stomach. – Emperchado – To be straight or straight, with a particular arch of deviation. – Empenado – To say of something when it should be smooth or straight, but it has a specific arch of deviation. – Empetado – Crowded with people. – Enchumbar – To wet, to soak (¡muchacho, que te enchumbas las cholas!). – Encabronarse – To become irritated, to become furious. – Encasquetar – To endorse, burden another with what is one’s due. – Encarnated – red – Escarrancharse – To get unstuck – Engrified – (1) Visibly annoyed, upset. (2) For hair: disheveled, disheveled. – Engriñado – To be regruntled. – Enfurruñado – Angry. – Enralado – In the mood for revelry. – Enroñarse – To become angry, to become obfuscated. – Enterado – Smarty, know-it-all. – Enthongado / Piled up – Enyesque – Appetizer. – Escachado – Crushed – Escaldón – Preparation of gofio and broth or milk. – Escarranchado – To be unstuck. – Estamparse – To crash, to hit violently against something.
– Fajarse – Loosen up – Farfullero/ra – A person who cheats, especially in gambling. – Farruco – Bully, bully. – Fechillo – A bolt. – Fisco – A piece, piece, chunk. – Fleje – A bunch (a strip of stamps). – Fogalera – Bonfire. – Folía is – Typical Canarian song. – Fonil – Funnel (give me something to unclog the funnel). – Fósforo – Match. – Fo! Expression of disgust or revulsion (from Faugh! /fo:/). – Frangollo – Typical dessert (with gofio, honey). – Furular – What works.
– Gajo – drop. A piece of a bunch of grapes. – Gaveta – A crate. – Godo – An inhabitant of the peninsula. – Gofio – Toasted flour made from millet or wheat. – Golisnear/ golifiar – To gossip, to snoop around. – Guagua – A bus. – Guaguero/a – A bus driver. – Guanajo – Crowded. – Guanijei. Copa de whisky. – Guata – Cotton. – Gueldes – Fried small fish. – Guineo – 1. Annoying chant, repeated speech, insistent and monotonous voice. 2. Majesty – Guiri – Foreigner – Guirre – (1) Vulture or Egyptian Vulture (2) Wimpy, skinny. – Guisar – To cook, to boil.
– Jalar – To pull something – Jareas – A way of preserving/preparing fish. – Jartada – To throw oneself into something. – Jeringarse – To get annoyed, to fuck oneself. – Jediondo – Hediondo – Hediondo, cochino. – Jilorio – To want to eat a lot.
– Laja – Cunning. – Lambiar – Lick. With its many applications. – Lasca – A piece that is cut out of something. Could you give me a slice of ham? – Liña – Ropes for hanging clothes (removes the locks from the liña). – Lisa – (1) Silverfish that eats everything, is like a sea pig, can reach considerable size (2) lizard, dark in color.
– Macanazo – (1) a tough blow. (2) Drink alcoholic beverages. – Machango – As an insult: wimp, clown, dumb ass. If it’s a non-foul, then it refers to a dummy. – Machangada – Nonsense. – Machanguito – Little doll. – Maní – Peanut, Manises. Cacahuete – Peanut, peanuts. – Machucar – To crush. – Magua – Grief, disconsolation. – Margullar – To dive (he gave himself an impressive bruise). scratch (he fell in the brambles and bruised himself all over). – Majar – To thresh with something. – Majado – marinade that is put on meat before roasting. – Majorero – A person from Fuerteventura. – Matao – A person from Fuerteventura. – Mestura – Mixture. – Millo – Corn (from the Portuguese, milho). Pineapple of millet, corn on the cob. – Mogollón – (1) A heap (mogollón de cosas). (2) Crowd of people, primarily used in carnivals (we go to mogollones!). – Mojo – Typical Canarian sauce
– Nalgada – As seems obvious, a cake in that part. – Naife or Nife. Canary knife (from knife /naif/). – Nombrete – Nickname, nickname, name with mocking intentions. – Nota – Guy, character, uncle (I met the nota ese). – Novelear – to go and see what is going on at a given moment to find out something. – Novelero – a person who is a novelist.
Pachanga – To play a game of something among friends. – Pajiao – To stand still, to “paja” (one can think badly). – Palangana – Barreño. – Palique – To rant, to talk non-stop. The person is “palicosa”.
– Pambufo – Chubby – Papa – Potato. – Papafrita – Dumb, stupid, stupid. – Papahuevo – Giant figure used in the parades of the fiestas. – Papear – To eat – Parejito/a – Of the same size. Dejame el pelo parejito – Leave my hair even – Parida – a witticism, generally unfortunate, out of tune. – Partigazo – A blow, a fall from someone to the floor. – Pejiguera – A lewd person, a heavy person. – Pellizcón – To pick up a piece of human flesh with the tips of the index finger and thumb, turn the wrist 180 degrees without releasing it. – Pelete – Cold, scratchy. – Perenquen – Small endemic lizard. – Perreta – Anger is usually produced in children. – Piba/e – girl/boy girlfriend/boyfriend – Picón – Small stones (of volcanic origin – due to the local orography) used for various purposes, on roads, in gardens, etc. – Piche – Tar, the one that is not very funny when it is on the beach. – Pinga – Cuca or chibichanga. – Pinocha – The dry leaves of pine trees. – Piña – (1) Piña de millo – corn cob. (2) Punch, punch. – Pita – Horn, whistle (of the car, man!). – Pizco – (In Gran Canaria) A piece, piece, chunk. – Playeras – Sneakers. – Pollaboba – Fool, asshole. – Potra – To have a lot of luck in something (que potra!). – Potaje -(1) Stew made with pulses, vegetables, and other ingredients. (2) Mess, mess. – Privado, estar – To be very happy. – Pufo -Boliche. Marble or glassy. Deception. – Puntal – The best of a Canarian wrestling team. It can be used to refer to someone by extolling their qualities. – Pulover – Pullover, jumper.
– Rala – A thin mixture of something. – Rabuja – Small, skinny, puny. – Rebenque – Bad, unruly. This child is a “rebenque.” – Rebujado – (1)Scrambled (2) Confused. – Rebumbio – is when a football match is played with two teams and only one goal. – Rejo – (1)Tentacle. (2) Insidiousness. He’s got “a rejo que pa que” – Relajo – To behave in an unserious manner. – rente – Adjective meaning something like very short (to cut one’s hair very short). – Requintado – To be full, full to the brim. – Revencazo – Equal to taponazo. – Revortillo – A mess, a tangle of things. – Riscarse – To fall off a cliff, to fall off a cliff. Also called enriscarse. – Rodarse – To move to one side. – Roscas – In Gran Canaria, popcorn. – Rolo→ Large stone. – Ruín – Bad of perverse and bad of quality (Milk is ruin”). – Ruina – Someone of base instincts. Also, a slab (The other day, a ruin came and asked me for a fire). – Rumbiento – With rust (rusty).
– Tajado/a – To be drunk – Talegazo – A fall, usually of the back, that is, a fall from the back. – Tanza – Nylon thread used for fishing. – Tapaculo – Sole. – Taponazo – To hit against something firm. – Tenderete – Popular party in which Canarian music and dances predominate. – Tenique – Big stone. – Tiesto – That boy is a potsherd, that boy is mean as hell. – Tifar. To steal (from thief), used in colloquial language. – Tino – refers to common sense or clarity “lost his wits.” – Timple – Typical Canarian guitar, small, with four or five strings. – Toletazo – Blow – Tolete/a – (1) Bobo/a, Tonto/a (usually affectionate). – Tollina – Beatings, physical punishment. – Tollos – Strips of a dried mako shark. – Tonga – Many things together, usually on top of each other. – Tenique – A blunt stone. – Totorota – Same as tolete. – Totufo – More or less the same as “tolete.” – Traba – Hair or clothes peg. – To get stuck – On getting stuck or trapped. The lift got stuck. – Trancar – (1) To close. To do something in a jam is when you do it quickly and carelessly. (2) If someone is stuck, it means that they are a hunk. – Trillarse – To catch your fingers (or anything else). – Trompada – A slap. – Trompo – Top. – Tuno – Fruit of the cactus. – Tupir – To clog.
– Vainazo – Reprimand, reprimand, very serious reprimand – Vacilar – to joke – Vacilón – State of drunkenness – Verga – (1)Luck, (2) Chibichanga – Verguilla – Wire (normal and ordinary). – Verija – that does not sit still – Vieja – Fish with delicate and very tasty flesh. – Vinagre – A person who is very prone to stick his elbow out. – Virarse – To respond aggressively to a situation. (2) Turn around – Volador – A firework that only makes noise.
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As described in this Policy in the information collection section above, we have collected the categories of Personal Information listed below in the past twelve (12) months:
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In addition to the rights as explained in this Policy, California residents who provide Personal Information as defined in the statute to obtain Services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the categories and specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected and disclosed.
Furthermore, California residents have the right to request deletion of their Personal Information or opt-out of the sale of their Personal Information which may include selling, disclosing, or transferring Personal Information to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration. To do so, simply contact us. We will not discriminate against you if you exercise your rights under the CCPA.
How to exercise your rights
Any requests to exercise your rights can be directed to us through the contact details provided in this document. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. Your request must provide sufficient information that allows us to verify that you are the person you are claiming to be or that you are the authorized representative of such person. If we receive your request from an authorized representative, we may request evidence that you have provided such an authorized representative with power of attorney or that the authorized representative otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests on your behalf.
You must include sufficient details to allow us to properly understand the request and respond to it. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal Information unless we first verify your identity or authority to make such a request and confirm that the Personal Information relates to you.
Our Website and Services use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Website and Services. You may learn more about cookies and how they work here.
Do Not Track signals
Some browsers incorporate a Do Not Track feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Tracking is not the same as using or collecting information in connection with a website. For these purposes, tracking refers to collecting personally identifiable information from consumers who use or visit a website or online service as they move across different websites over time. How browsers communicate the Do Not Track signal is not yet uniform. As a result, the Website and Services are not yet set up to interpret or respond to Do Not Track signals communicated by your browser. Even so, as described in more detail throughout this Policy, we limit our use and collection of your Personal Information.
We may display online advertisements and we may share aggregated and non-identifying information about our customers that we or our advertisers collect through your use of the Website and Services. We do not share personally identifiable information about individual customers with advertisers. In some instances, we may use this aggregated and non-identifying information to deliver tailored advertisements to the intended audience.
We may also permit certain third-party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to Users and to collect and use other data about User activities on the Website. These companies may deliver ads that might place cookies and otherwise track User behavior.
Social media features
We offer electronic newsletters to which you may voluntarily subscribe at any time. We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the information use and processing section or for the purposes of utilizing a third-party provider to send such emails. We will maintain the information sent via e-mail in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from us will clearly state who the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting us. However, you will continue to receive essential transactional emails.
We offer push notifications to which you may also voluntarily subscribe at any time. To make sure push notifications reach the correct devices, we use a third-party push notifications provider who relies on a device token unique to your device which is issued by the operating system of your device. While it is possible to access a list of device tokens, they will not reveal your identity, your unique device ID, or your contact information to us or our third-party push notifications provider. We will maintain the information sent via e-mail in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. If, at any time, you wish to stop receiving push notifications, simply adjust your device settings accordingly.
We may engage in affiliate marketing and have affiliate links present on the Website and Services for the purpose of being able to offer you related or additional products and services. If you click on an affiliate link, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Links to other resources
The Website and Services contain links to other resources that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other resources or third parties. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and Services and to read the privacy statements of each and every resource that may collect Personal Information.
We secure information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure of Personal Information in our control and custody. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed.
Therefore, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (ii) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and the Website and Services cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party, despite best efforts.
As the security of Personal Information depends in part on the security of the device you use to communicate with us and the security you use to protect your credentials, please take appropriate measures to protect this information.
In the event we become aware that the security of the Website and Services has been compromised or Users’ Personal Information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to, security attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate measures, including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if we believe that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the User as a result of the breach or if notice is otherwise required by law. When we do, we will post a notice on the Website, send you an email.
Changes and amendments
We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms related to the Website and Services at any time at our discretion. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page, post a notification on the main page of the Website, send you an email to notify you. We may also provide notice to you in other ways at our discretion, such as through the contact information you have provided.
An updated version of this Policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Policy unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the Website and Services after the effective date of the revised Policy (or such other act specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes. However, we will not, without your consent, use your Personal Information in a manner materially different than what was stated at the time your Personal Information was collected.
Acceptance of this policy
You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing and using the Website and Services and submitting your information you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to access or use the Website and Services.
If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding this Policy, the information we hold about you, or if you wish to exercise your rights, we encourage you to contact us using the details below:
We will attempt to resolve complaints and disputes and make every reasonable effort to honor your wish to exercise your rights as quickly as possible and in any event, within the timescales provided by applicable data protection laws.