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Very interesting question @Cicero. I would like to remark that the gradual extinction of vosotros started in western Spain, more specifically in cities like Cádiz, Huelva and Seville, all of them close to the western coast which has been an extremely important marketing route for centuries. As a result, the Latin American Spanish is heavily influenced by ...


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Vosotros is the historical form, from Latin vos 'you (plural)'. Note the composition vos + otros, analogous to nos + otros > nosotros. Also note that in other peninsular languages it is like this: Catalan nosaltres (altres being just the Catalonian form = otros), nosaltres, etc.


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En realidad, la expresión "dar el coñazo" no tiene relación alguna con los genitales femeninos. La filóloga Héloïse Guerrier investigó sobre el origen de varias expresiones vulgares o coloquiales del español, y descubrió que la palabra "coñazo" viene del latín "conatus" (esfuerzo), y tiene que ver con la persistencia empleada para conseguir algo.



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