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In Spain 'vos' is considered an archaic term from the medieval era and the American colonies. Nowadays it's only heard in old poetry where we want to refer to show reverence or politeness to somebody. As other users have said, in America is a different story. Countries such as Argentina, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Uruguay, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa ...


I am Tico (Costa Rica). Vos is used almost exclusively, although tú is recognized and understood with no difficulty. Also, when conjugating in the past tense the Costa Rican vos incorrectly uses the tú form. For example, the correct conjugation for "caminar" should be "Vos caminastes," but in Costa Rica it becomes "Vos caminaste." I cannot speak for ...

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