Indispensable classic expressions
  • Bah (ba’ / boh / bain / buh / ban / bo)

    It can have the meaning of joy, sadness, surprise and any other feeling, since it is used with the proper emphasis. If you learn how to use Bah, you can already break out without bad times.

    Homem Polar Example: Bah, this Polar is great. Arrow Homem Polar
  • TCHÊ (tch’et)

    Before speaking “mom”, the guy already speaks “tchê”. It is used to emphasize what is said, so it is natural that in all the sentences of gauchos the expression appears in the beginning or at the end.

    Homens Polar Example: Tchê, do not forget my Polar. Arrow
    Homens Polar
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  • Abobado (aw-bo’-baw-dow)

    Childlike, crazy, person that only talks
    non-sense.

  • Afudê (a’-foo-the)

    Cool, nice, great.

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    Afudê - Legal, maneiro, massa.
  • Amorcegar (aw-mor-say-gar)

    Not working. Person that only is up to
    laziness.

  • Aprochegar (aw-mor-say-gar)

    To go closer, to join.

  • Atochar (a’-foo-the)

    To lie, to tie.

B
  • Bagual

    Brave man or womanizer.

  • Baita

    Large, enormous.

  • Barbaridade

    Absurd, cruelty.

  • Bruxo

    Friend, guy, brother, and the like.

  • Bueno

    Good, nice. But, well.

C
  • Cancha

    Location prepared for a game or even for works.

  • Chimarrão

    The second best state’s beverage which is made with mate and hot water and served inside a porongo.

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    Chimarrão
  • Chimia

    A viscous sweet very similar to jam.

  • Cuiudo

    It is said of a man much giver to women.
    Womanizer

  • Cusco

    Little dog, dog of ordinary breed.
    The same as guaipeca.

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    Cusco
E
  • Entrevero

    Mix, disorder, confusion of people, animals or objects.

  • Esgualepado

    A man a little untidy, liquidated due to
    drunkenness or fight.

F
  • Faceiro

    Happy, glad, joyful, proud, natty.

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    Faceiro
G
  • Guasca

    A strip of raw leather. Individual without social trait. Ignorant, snobby, brave.

L
  • Lagartear

    To lie down or sit under the sun in a very
    cold day.

M
  • Mazá

    It indicates wonder, gladness or very intense joy.

O
  • Oigalê

    Surprise or frighten.

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    Oigale
P
  • Peleia

    Deterrence, fight, raid, dispute, combat, fight against belligerent forces.

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    Peleia
  • Pila

    Money, unit of value.

  • Prenda

    A gaúcho’s woman. Pretty woman,
    with good skills, skilled.

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    Prenda
  • Preza

    Good-looking.

T
  • Tri

    It substitutes the word “nice”, but it also
    means nice.

  • Trovar

    To convince, to flirt, to eye up somebody.

  • Tu

    You.

V
  • Varzeano

    Bad player, ignorant, impolite.

X
  • Xucro

    Person without social traits. Shy, nervous.