Cubans “Dictionary”

Many people who speak or understand the Spanish language always complain that Cubans generally speak too fast and with many strange phrases.  So for those of you who fail to comprehend another level of Cubans, the Cubanazo dialect, below is a list of common sayings heard in many Cuban communities.

EL CULO DEL MUNDO
— (ASS OF THE WORLD) GENERALLY A PLACE FAR AWAY.

CASA DEL  CARAJO
—-(HOUSE OF HELL) ANOTHER FINE MEASUREMENT OF DISTANCE HOWEVER A BIT CLOSER THAN THE ASS OF THE WORLD.
MANDA HUEVOS—-(SEND EGGS) AN EXPRESSION OF DISBELIEFPOR SI LAS MOSCAS—(IF FOR THE FLIES) A VAGUE NOTICE OF CAUTION.

ME TIENES HASTA EL ULTIMO PELO— (YOU HAVE ME UP TO MY LAST HAIR) USUALLY USED AS A PARENTAL WARNING MEANING THE END OF YOUR CRAP IS NEAR

ESE NO TIENE DOS DEDOS DE FRENTE– (HE DOESN’T HAVE TWO FINGERS OF FOREHEAD) A DESCRIPTIVE OBSERVATION OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHO DOESN’T HAVE MUCH LIFE EXPERIENCE OR BRAINS.

ESTAS COMIENDO MIERDA– (YOU ARE EATING SHIT) DESCRIBES THE MANNER IN WHICH ONE IS ACTING IRRATIONALLY OR IRRESPONSIBLY

SIGUE COMIENDO DE LO QUE PICA EL POLLO – (KEEP EATING WHAT THE CHICKEN PECKS) – SAME AS EATING SHIT BUT A CLASSIER VERSION

NO HABLES MIERDA– (DON’T TALK SHIT) A STATEMENT MADE TO ADDRESS SOMEONE’S LONG ASS STORY

LE RONCA EL MANGO– (IT SNORES THE MANGO)- WHEN SOMETHING IS TOO MUCH TO HANDLE

TREMENDA MUELA
(TREMENDOUS MOLAR)- ANOTHER TALL STORY BUT THIS TIME TO SEDUCE SOMEONE OF THE OPPOSITE SEX

DALE– (GO)- YOU’RE IN AGREEMENT, MEANS “OK”

POSTALITA
(A LITTLE POSTCARD)- A GUY THAT THINKS HE’S A STUD.

 

QUE VOLA —–(WHAT FLIES) A GENERAL GREETING HEARD AMONG FRIENDS, LIKE WHAT”S UP.


ASERE
– (DUDE/HOMIE)- EVEN CUBANAZOS DON’T KNOW WHERE THIS WORD COMES FROM

A general greeting to a friend is:  QUE VOLA ASERE!

 

Enjoy your weekend everyone.

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8 Responses to “Cubans “Dictionary””

  1. Sandra Fernandez says:

    Que sumba el mango! I fell on my culo laughing. Have a bunch of these. Will send to you.

    • Pedro says:

      lmao Thank you Sandra for that. Well lets post them. I will organize them in a post then put it up at one point. Can’t always be too serious. You know me!

  2. Sandra Fernandez says:

    Will send to you over the weekend for sure.

  3. Jennifer says:

    This will certainly come in handy!

    Most interesting use of language.

    13 days out and I am so excited!

    • Pedro says:

      As I have said for a long time we speak as if a machete was taken to Spanish and put through a grinder, but it grows on you. 🙂

  4. Gloria says:

    So funny I was crying laughing . It’s been a long time since I e heard those terms . I miss Miami !

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