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About the names of concepts and phenomena peculiar to the Spanish language.

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Are there other words in Spanish that can't be written? (like sal-le)

Recently, I learned that there is at least one Spanish word that can be pronounced but not written. It is the imperative form of 'salirle'. It is pronounced as 'sal-le' and the written form should ...
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What are leísmo, loísmo, and laísmo?

What are leísmo, loísmo, and laísmo? How common are they, and where are they primarily encountered?
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¿Cómo se le llama al afijo "oji-" en, por ejemplo, "ojiabierto"?

¿Cómo se llama la transformación de ojo en oji-? Por ejemplo ojiabierto. O bien ali- en aliabierto.
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Is there a name for words having two opposite meanings?

In the question "Are there any words that have opposite regional meanings?" there is a list of Spanish words each one having two opposite meanings. Is there a name (in Spanish) for this kind of words?
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Spanish phrasal verbs

Español La característica más difícil del idioma inglés (al menos en mi caso particular) son los "Phrasal verbs". Hoy me encontré una oración en un periódico que me hizo pensar sobre la existencia ...
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Uso de "sangrar" en impresión

Totalmente convencido de que en español existían las voces indentar e indentación, me encuentro con que no es así, y que los términos usados y aceptados por la RAE son sangrar y sangría. Viendo las ...
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Spanish names for preterite and imperfect tenses

In school, I learned that the Spanish past tenses were called preterite and imperfect in English, and preterito and imperfecto in Spanish. However, in talking to native speakers I've run across other ...
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What other terms are there like yeísmo and betacismo?

I took a look at a bunch of questions here that were tagged pronunciación. I learned the following terms: yeísmo betacismo There is also distinción-vs-seseo. In addition I came across rotacismo. ...
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¿Se dice “El administración” o “la administración”?

Escuchando un programa de Ecuador he observado que el presentador usó la expresión “el administración del tiempo”. Buscando en internet encontré las ambas formas de articulación ("el ...
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