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

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Names Y Mas Nombres

ok, real quick post. the other day i put together a list of names. these are nicknames for spanish names. not spanish to english, we'll work on that list later.

You might have noticed that I try to put in names when I do my translations. I'm just screwing around w/ those. So, help me out. Give me some more suggestions.

Isabel - Chavela
Guadalupe - Lupita
Maria - Mari
Veronica - Vero
Dulcelina - Dulce
Araceli - Chely
Evangelina - Eva
Alejandra - Ale
Susana - Susy
Cristina - Tina

Francisco - Pancho
Guillermo - Memo, Memin
Jose - Pepe
Antonio - Tono
Sergio - Keko
Vicente - Chente
Arnulfo - Fufo
Jesus - Chuy
Alfonso - Poncho
Candelario - Cande
Enrique - Kike
Faustino - Tino
Salomon - Salo
Rumaldo - Rume
Anastacio - Tacho
Ignacio - Nacho
Trinidad - Trine
Roberto - Beto
Oberlin - Belin
Rafael - Rafa
Adalberto - Beto
Agapito - Pito

10 Comments:

Blogger Xolo said...

Some additions to those you have:

Guadalupe = Lupe
Enrique = Quique
Jesus = Chucho

Some new ones:

Concepcion = Conchita
Asumpcion = Asun
Josefa = Jefa
Georgina = Gina
Barbara = Barbi
Leticia = Leti

Fernando = Paco
Carlos = Charli
Mauricio = Mauri
Ricardo = Riqui
Aurelio = Lelo
Eriberto = Eri
Javier = Javi

I will probably be thinking of more all day.

3:25 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i'm just thinking of the names in my family:

auxilio - chilo
roberto - beto
alejandra/o - alex, ale
jose - chepe
josefina - chepina
antonia/o - toni
salvador - chava
rosario - chayo
francisco - kiko, paco
rebeca - rebe, becky

(by cindylu)

2:37 AM

 
Blogger Alma said...

Fernando - Fer
Eduardo, Gerardo, Eulalio - Lalo
Santiago - Chago

Aurora - Lola
Enriqueta - Queta
Maria Teresa - Marite, Mayte
Maria Luisa - Malu, Marilu

11:37 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Most of my favorites have been taken, but I still see one missing:
Jose Maria=>Chema

I also have tias Tita, Cuca and Mague, and I don't think those are their real names...

3:43 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about:
Aurora-Goli
Gregoria-Goya
Arturo-Turi
Aurelio-Wello
Tomasa-Tomi
Caridad-Cari
Aida-Ida
Jovita-Jovi
Francisco-Kiko
Jose-Pepe
Homero-Mero
Fidencio-Angel
Manuel-Meño
Monica-Moni
Adelaida-Ade
Fidencia-Fide
Ramon-Moni
Eliodoro-Lolo
Fabian-Fabi
Perfecta-Pita
Gabriela-Gaby
Juan-Jonne

6:29 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Socoro - Coco

11:04 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Innocensio - Chencho

11:06 AM

 
Anonymous Cindy said...

How bout for Cindy? What would yall put for dat?

9:22 AM

 
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