|By Dennis (74-33-10-152.dsl1.kgm.az.frontiernet.net - 188.8.131.52) on Sunday, August 26, 2007 - 12:22 pm: Edit Post|
I did my three years in Guate - and now some one has asked me for the root of the word "fijese' - I'm stumped - any suggestions?
Dennis Ogden, PC Guatemala, 1987-1991
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|By solman (184.108.40.206) on Friday, March 27, 2009 - 6:03 pm: Edit Post|
Your name sounds familiar weren't you in my group in Guate? Sorry if I've forgotten, it's been a long time.
Fijese is the command tense of the reflexive verb Fijar-se (to pay attention), not to be confused with Fijar in the non-reflexive form which means "to fix".
Here is a good link if you want to brush up on your grammar:
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/CliffsReviewTo pic/Command-Forms-with-Reflexive-Pronouns.topicArt icleId-23932,articleId-23922.html
Brian RPCV 87-89