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Hafa Adai!

Hafa Adai (pronounced HALF A DAY) is "Hello" in Chamorro, the native language of Guam and the islands of the Northern Marianas. It's basically used the same way as the word "Aloha" in the Hawaiian Islands.

Chamorro Language Lesson:

Chamorro: Hafa Adai!
English Translation: Hello!

Chamorro: Håfa tatatmanu hao?
English Translation: How are you?

Chamorro: Hayi na'an-mu?
English Translation: What is your name?

Chamorro: Si Yu'us Ma'ase
English Translation: Thank You

Chamorro: Hung 'gan
English Translation: Yes

Chamorro: Ahe'
English Translation: No

Chamorro: Adios!
English Translation: Goodbye!


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