guiya

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Chamorro[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

guiya

  1. (emphatic) he, him
  2. (emphatic) she, her

Usage notes[edit]

  • guiya can be used either to emphasise the object or subject, or to give a quick response.
    Guiya humatsa i lamasaHe is the one who lifted the table
    "Hayi chumoʼgue?" "Guiya.""Who did it?" "Him."

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References[edit]

  • Donald M. Topping, Chamorro Reference Grammar[1], Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press., 1973