Asking Prices in Chavacano



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62. ASKING FOR PRICES


Quanto el barega de tuna?

How much is the tuna belly?

     siento por kilo

     it’s one hundred per kilo


Quanto el un kilo de sampaloc?

How much is one kilo of tamarind?

     ochenta peso

     P80.00


Quanto el un pungpung de talong?

How much is a bunch of eggplants?

     quinse pesos kada uno

     Fifteen pesos each


Quanto el beads?

How much are the beads?

     trenta pesos kada unu;

     singco por sien peso

     Thirty pesos each;

     Five for one hundred pesos


Quanto este pares de sapatos

How much is this pair of shoes?

     tres siento sincuenta peso

     Three hundred and fifty pesos


Quanto el maga perlas?

How much are these pearls?

     siete sientos el un set

     Seven hundred pesos per set


Quanto ta paga si entra na museo?

How much is the entrance fee to the museum?

     libre

     It’s free






This is an excerpt from, An Introduction to Chavacano. Its one hundred and five sections of simple phrases, idioms, plus a glossary of over 500 entries serve as a very functional yet exciting introduction to the language. An Introduction to Chavacano



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