890. Papia Awesome Dictionary (Part 2)

Tronkón di dolo’i kabes = Major headache

Pegasaya = Stick to skirt = Nettles

Lòbchi = Love handles

Dugudòns (pronounced: doogoodons) = Sweetheart

Papurèshi = Ice cream cone

Pitjiri (prounounced: peecheeree) = Cheap

Késhi jonge kaas = Cheese un-aged (young) Dutch cheese

Táyo = (car) Tire

Mèkè mèkè = Crusty

Chonchorogai = Yellow-collared sparrow

Kar’i sanka = literally: ass face = You know, that kind of look

Pimpilinchi (pronounced: peempeeleenchee) = (little) Penis

Zjozjolí = Sesame seeds

Djòki (pronounced: jockey) = Men’s underwear

About 1000awesomethingsaboutcuracao

I'm Carolina Gomes-Casseres, the creator of 1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao. I live in Manhattan but sometimes miss my first awesome island. Thanks for visiting!


  1. Sandra de Marchena

    Dória pegá – must be a classic

  2. Pingback: 756. Papia Awesome Dictionary (Part 3) | 1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao

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