What does "kaigué" mean? – ¿Qué signifia "kaigué"?

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“Kaigué” is the Guaraní word for lazy or without energy. As in “me siento kaigué” or “estoy kaigué” (“I feel kaigué” or “I´m kaigué”). In a certain context “estoy kaigué” can also mean “I have the blahs.”

Here are a couple of other ways to express similar sentiments:

Pila´i

“Pila” means battery in Spanish and adding “i” to the end something in Guaraní implies it is smaller. If you feel like a “pila´i” then you are low on energy.

Andai

Accusing someone of being an “anadí” (on-da-E) is a way of calling them lazy. “Andaí” is the Guaraní word for butternut squash. Being keen observers that they are Paraguayans have noticed that all butternut squashes do all day is lay on their sides, just like a lazy person does!

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“Kaigué” significa perezoso en Guaraní. Se usa de esta manera: “me siento kaigué” o “estoy kaigué.” En cierto contexto “estoy kaigué” puede significar “estoy bajoneado.”

Estos son otras formas de expresar sentimientos similares:

Pila´i

Al agregarle el “i” en Guaraní a la palabra “Pila” implica que la pila está chica o débil. Si te sientes “pila´i” estás con la energía baja.

Andaí

Acusarle a alguien de ser un “anadí” es una manera de llamarle perezoso. “Andaí” es la palabra en Guaraní que refiere a un tipo de zapallo. Siendo los buenos observadores que son los paraguayos se dieron cuenta que el andaí pasa todo el día acostado de lado, al igual que una persona perezosa!

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