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Questions about regionalisms and other peculiarities of the variety of Spanish spoken in Nicaragua.

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"Dale pues" in Nicaraguan Spanish

In Nicaragua, the phrase "dale pues" is very frequently used. What does the phrase mean, and in what contexts can it be used?
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"Maje" (or "mae") in Nicaraguan Spanish

What does the word "maje" (pronounced "mae") mean in Nicaraguan Spanish? Could the word be considered offensive, and, if so, in what contexts is it appropriate to use?
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