Introduction

Hafa adai! Welcome to the Chamorro Online Dictionary. This dictionary was designed and created for learners of the Chamorro language, and is currently the most extensive Chamorro dictionary on the Internet. This Chamorro online dictionary is continuously being modified and updated to make it a more accurate and useful resource.

Using the Dictionary:

The dictionary is fairly straight-forward. At the top of the page is the Chamorro alphabet. Clicking on any one of the letters will display all entries for that letter. The entries are displayed 40 at a time with each set accessible through an index located above and below each set. Hovering over each index will display the first and last entry for that particular page. The entries are given with only their meaning. To get a more complete description of an entry, simply click on the entry name to link to a page listing extra details such as pronunciation, etymology, and additional comments.

Dictionary Sources:

  • Chamorro-English Dictionary by Donald M. Topping
  • Dictionary and Grammar of the Chamorro Language of the Island of Guam (1918) by Edward Ritter von Preissig.