Chamorro Dictionary

What is Chamorro?

Chamorro is a Malayo-Polynesian language that has been influenced a lot by the Spanish language and is spoken by the Chamorro people of the Mariana Islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.


The Chamorro alphabet consists of the following letters: A, Å, B, Ch, D, E, F, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, Ñ, Ng, O, P, R, S, T, U, Y


About This App

Chamorro Dictionary is a dictionary for the Chamorro language. The dictionary contains over 9,400 words.


Check out the video of the app (version 1.4) running on an emulated Google Nexus 5 phone.


News

** Please feel free to request features.

** If you enjoy using this app, please rate and review it, and I encourage you to tell your family and friends to download and install it on their devices so they can learn Chamorro too.


Features

** Version 1.6: Shuffle questions and regenerate answer choices for all questions in quizzes. If you feel you mastered a quiz, perform these two actions on it and take it again.

** Version 1.5: Add your own multiple-choice question to multiple quizzes by long-clicking on a word and selecting the checkboxes next to the quiz names.

** Version 1.4: Create sets of randomly generated multiple-choice questions called quizzes. If you want to answer all the questions in a quiz again, long-click on its name and select Clear Answers. You can also rename and delete quizzes.

** Version 1.3: Test your knowledge of Chamorro by answering randomly generated multiple-choice questions. There is no time limit, and you can answer as many questions as you want; just keep pressing the Next button until you're done learning for the day. Each question has four choices but only one correct answer.

** Version 1.2: Listen to audio recordings of a real-life male Chamorro speaker enunciating 64 words. Look for words that have a headphones icon next to them. More audio recordings will be added in future releases.

** Version 1.1: Listen to Chamorro words being spoken. Although the app uses Android's built-in text-to-speech engine, the speaker's voice comes close to that of a native Chamorro speaker.

** No Internet access required. The dictionary comes with the app.

** Search for Chamorro words using Chamorro or English text.

** Add your own examples or notes to help you learn Chamorro.

** If a Chamorro word you know doesn't exist in the dictionary, you can add it.

** If you bought a new device and Chamorro Dictionary is installed on it, you can backup the dictionary on your old device and restore it on your new one.

** If you accidentally deleted a word that came with the dictionary or you want to easily delete everything you added, you can restore the dictionary to its original state.


Blog

** http://tinyurl.com/chamorro-dictionary-blog
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What's New

Version 1.6: Quiz questions can be shuffled around, and answer choices can be regenerated.
Version 1.5: Questions can be added to quizzes by the user.
Version 1.4: Added quizzes.
Version 1.3: Added multiple-choice questions to help users learn Chamorro.
Version 1.2: Added audio recordings of real-life Chamorro speaker enunciating 64 words.
Version 1.1: Added Android's built-in text-to-speech engine.
Version 1.0: First release.
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Eligible if bought after 7/2/2016. Learn More
Updated
December 12, 2014
Size
2.6M
Installs
100+
Current Version
1.6.3
Requires Android
2.2 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
BJ Peter DeLaCruz
Developer
201 Merchant Street, Suite 1805 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 USA
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