Friday, April 17, 2009
Expresion Larense: Golpe Tocuyano
A song in honour of Barquisimeto and El Tocuyo by local group Expresion Larense.
The only expression I know from Lara is "na' guará!", a useful expression that defines the region but defies direct translation.
It can be used in a similar way to Paris Hilton's use of the phrase "Oh my God!", which depending on the context can mean: "Oh my God, that's great" or "Oh my God, that sucks!"
Or it can be used like the phrase "no way!" or "wow!" to indicate disbelief or surprise.
"Na´guará" is so prevalent in Barquisimeto and Lara State that the inhabitants of the region are known as Guaros.
If anybody has a better definition of the indefinable "Na'guará" please leave a comment.