Questions tagged [arcaísmos]

Preguntas sobre palabras o expresiones antiguas que ya no se usan en el español actual.

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Usage of the word acullá

WordReference translates acullá as "yonder." Is this a word that was only used in the past, or is it still used in modern Spanish today? If so, what regions does it appear in and how is it used?
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What were the uses of the now obsolete/rare second person affirmative imperative of “haber” (hé)?

My question in English: What were the uses of the now obsolete/rare second person affirmative imperative of "haber" (hé)? I recently came upon the word "hé" in a book (an older edition of Barron's ...
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Conmigo, contigo, consigo… connusco, convusco?

In addition to the pronouns conmigo, contigo, consigo there are the antiquated forms connusco, and convusco. These forms have been seen as outdated since at least as far back as 16111, having competed ...
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Imperative form of “valer”

I recently came across a book listing the imperative tú form of the verb valer as val. I also came across a website that agreed; however, when I checked on RAE.es, Wordreference.com, and Spanishdict....