Ojo: The "Cholo Word Of The Day" is simply for fun. This is not an academic exercise, therefore I do not spend much time checking for espelling or grammatical errors. Most of the words are not only used by "cholos," but by many people in S. Texas - and their usage can vary. c/s

Monday, September 20, 2004

Cholo Word Of The Day - Aguila

Aguila is very similar to the previously listed cholo word trucha. An aguila, is literally and eagle.


Meaning According To DT:
on the lookout, aware, alert, careful

Used in a sentence:
"Chavela, hay que ponerte aguila con ese niño, porque es tremendo."

"Hay si, Doña. No me le despego."

Translation according to DT:
"Isabel, you have to be very alert with that little boy, because he's a handful."

"Oh yes, ma'am. I keep a watchful eye."


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