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RAE: Forma de 2.ª persona singular [tú] o plural [vosotros]. So what I gather is that vos is the short version of vosotros when referring to the second person of plural only; however, Vosotros (vos y otros) is strictly for the second person of plural. RAE again: pron. person. Formas de nominativo de 2.ª persona plural en masculino y femenino. ...


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According to Wiktionary, vōs is the plural second-person pronoun in Latin. The Latin vōs became the singular second-person vos in Spanish, which was then pluralized by appending the -otros suffix to form vosotros (i.e., vos y otros). The Spanish tú comes from tū, the singular second-person pronoun in Latin. A previous question already explained that usted ...


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En mi opinión, puede sonar algo gracioso, el hecho de decir la frase en un estilo que tiene un tono teatral. Quizás probando una sutil diferencia, como Mi nombre es Fénix, como el ave, o haciendo notar que ya sabes que no es común Mi nombre es Fénix, sí, como el ave. De todos modos me parece bueno que como primera impresión la gente siempre sonría.


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Argentina has its Academia Argentina de Letras that has close relation with Real Academia Española. In its homepage it describes its activities, address, regular meeting schedules and general goal. Here is its institutional page. They have a building and permanent staff as well. They also promote events and attempt to keep track of changes in the language ...


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Sketchy, as in "questionable," is "sospechoso." "What a sketchy character" "Vaya un tipo sospechoso". Other answer mentioned the term "flaite." That's not going to be known anywhere else but Chile, and it also conveys a meaning of being of low upbringing. Edit: I reread your question and some of the comments and you are talking about low class and ...


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Debido a la expansión después de la reconquista (1492) hacia el sur por parte de Castilla, mientras que la Corona de Aragon lo hacia al mar Mediterráneo (conquista del Reino de Napoles en 1504) recuerdo el papel de los Andaluces en Sudamerica. Como se comenta en otra respuesta el seseo es un rasgo y presente en la comunidad Andaluza y Canaria. Hay una ...


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This is related to areadjustment of the sibilant consonants that took place during the XVIth and XVIIth century, giving the origin of the consonantal current system of the Spanish language. The [s] advanced his point of joint towards the interdental fricative deaf sound (/θ/). Some dialects didn't change this sound (Andalucía, Canarias, America). So Or ...


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I've always thought that the language evolved differently in each country, depending on the languages spoken in Latin America before Spanish. Taken from this link El español llevado a América por los conquistadores evolucionó de distinto modo según las regiones y las zones de influencia de las lenguas indígenas. Todo dependió también del nivel de ...


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Slang is difficult - Latin American slang in particular varies a lot from place to place. In Chile, "flaite" is a tolerably good translation of at least one meaning of "sketchy", but I'd be surprised if that word were well known in Texas.


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But there are also country-specific language academies in most Spanish-speaking countries. What do these language academies do? From Wikipedia: The Association of Spanish Language Academies is the entity which regulates the Spanish language. It was created in Mexico in 1951 and represents the union of all the separate academies in the ...



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