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The use of the second person singular personal pronoun vos, which occurs in several dialects in the Spanish-speaking world

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¿Cómo vosear “Tú sabrás lo que haces”?

El otro día invité por whatsapp a unos amigos argentinos a casa para celebrar la Nochevieja, y me dijeron que ya tenían planes, que habían quedado con otros argentinos "para vosear y yesear ...
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Is it inadvisable to learn voseo-dialect Spanish?

Is it a bad idea to learn Spanish using voseo conjugations, when the rest of the Spanish-speaking world uses "tú"? Background: I reside in California. I have been exposed to Spanish for my entire ...
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¿Cómo se conjuga el verbo jugar en el presente de subjuntivo con el pronombre vos en el dialecto chileno?

Soy nicaragüense, pero me interesa el tema. Con lo que he visto sobre el dialecto chileno, mi suposición sería que vos jugís, pero no estoy seguro si esa respuesta es correcta.
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Conjugation of dar with the pronoun vos

I am Nicaraguan so I have been used to the voseo for a long time now. I know how to conjugate with it, but I have a question about a certain verb, dar. Usually when you conjugate in the present tense ...
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What Direct/Indirect Object Pronoun Is Used With Vos (Colombia)?

When using the informal vos, is it more common to substitute it with le or te as an object pronoun? Or is there another standard way to replace it? And I'm curious how this may vary by country or ...
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¿Para un viaje a Guatemala tengo que aprender a conjugar con “vos”?

Voy a viajar a Guatemala en unos meses, ¿Necesito aprender cómo conjugar en la forma "vos" antes de irme? ¿No puedo ir solo sabiendo "tú?"
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Can someone explain why 2nd person plural is used when speaking to a single person?

In the following excerpt of the book El Quijote: para estudiantes de español, the protagonist, Don Quijote, is addressing a man, but speaks to him using 2nd person plural: Entonces vio a un niño ...
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Imperativo plural en dialectos con voseo

Aprendiendo del voseo me acabo de acordar de una situación bastante extraña que ocurrió mientras viajaba por Bolivia: Andábamos por el medio de la nada en una zona súper rural de Bolivia con una ...
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¿De dónde vienen las formas irregulares del verbo haber?

Me interesaría saber cómo se han desarrollado las formas irregulares del presente de indicativo del verbo haber. Es obvio que no se dice "tú habes", "ella habe" y "nosotros habemos". Supongo que en su ...
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Voseo del subjuntivo del presente de verbos irregulares (ser, ir) en Chile

Espero encontrar algún chileno aquí que me pueda contestar la siguiente pregunta: Se trata del subjuntivo del voseo, que se usa con bastante diferencia en las varias regiones voseantes. Ya sé que por ...
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¿De dónde proviene la palabra “vos”? [duplicate]

Sé que esta palabra se utiliza mucho en Argentina, para decir "tú", pero me intriga saber de dónde que es que nació dicha palabra. Ejemplo: ¿Hola, cómo estás? -Bien, Gracias por preguntar. ¿Y ...
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Imperativo singular de “ir” en dialectos con voseo

Con este asunto de que la RAE aprobó el iros como imperativo plural pronominal de ir me quedé pensando que, al menos en dialecto rioplatense, al trío de raíces que forman el paradigma verbal de ir le ...
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How is the conjugation for the “vos” pronoun in forms beyond the present indicative?

How is vos (the Argentine pronoun) conjugated in forms beyond the present indicative? Would it be the same as the vosotros forms, except that the i is omitted? For example: Vos comprastes; Vos ...
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Tratamiento formal plural en Argentina: “vosotros” versus “ustedes”

En Argentina es común el uso de ustedes para referirse a un grupo de personas no formalmente. ¿Pero entonces vosotros sería formal? Hasta donde tengo entendido es demasiado formal (y arcaico), es ...
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¿Cuáles países con voseo tienen voseo puro?

Existen varios tipos o niveles de voseo: el voseo puro, donde todas las conjugaciones se hacen modificando las conjugaciones de vosotros, y el voseo mixto donde simplemente se substituye vos por tú ...
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What is the correct verb conjugation in “voseo”? [duplicate]

Following the Wikipedia article on "voseo", it is my understanding that the only differences are: replacement of 2nd singular with vos; replacement of 2nd plural with 3rd plural in Indicative, ...
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How is the second person singular formed with rioplatense “vos”?

English I learned my Spanish in Spain, some years ago. Now I am visiting Uruguay and Argentina and coming across the usage of the pronoun vos, and its corresponding different formation of the second ...
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Origin of “vos” pronoun

How did the vos personal pronoun come to be? Is it etymologically related to vosotros in any way? Did it develop before or after the other personal pronouns used today (tú, usted, vosotros, etc)? Was ...
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How to Explain the use of vosotros to refer to an individual in the movie, “El Laberinto del Fauno” (Pan's Labyrinth)?

The movie "El Laberinto del Fauno" by Guillermo del Toro was set in Spain, with actors well-known in Spanish film, but was created by a Mexican crew (del Toro is Mexican). In the movie, a Faun often ...
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Are there regions or dialects which use both “tú” and “vos”?

In my experience most places use either "tú" or "vos" for the second person singular intimate/informal pronoun. But I haven't been to every Spanish speaking country and area. Are there places which ...
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Present subjunctive in vos form

What is the rule for conjugating verbs in the vos form in the present subjunctive? If it varies by region, what are the differences?
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'vos' vs 'tú' usage by country

I lived for a while in Bolivia, and I noticed some people used "vos" instead of "tú" as the second person familiar singular pronoun. Which countries use "vos" instead of "tú", and are there any that ...