6224  was Spanish - now Lunfardo

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Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 16:14:02 -0500
From: Martin Waxman <martin@waxman.net>
Subject: [Tango-L] was Spanish - now Lunfardo
To: "Edmundo" <erueda1@elp.rr.com>, "Sergio Vandekier"
<sergiovandekier990@hotmail.com>
Cc: tango-l@mit.edu

At 03:45 PM 12/31/2008, Edmundo wrote:

>An important side of this topic that has not been mentioned is that in
>Argentina they speak Castilian Spanish peppered with Lunfardo, a type of
>Spanish slang.

For those who want to dig deeper:

http://argentinastravel.com/1831/lunfardo-a-survivors-guide-to-slang-in-buenos-aires/

http://www.nacionesunidas.com/diccionarios/argentina.htm

http://www.elportaldeltango.com/dicciona.htm

http://www.todotango.com/spanish/biblioteca/lexicon/lexicon.html

http://www.freelang.net/dictionary/lunfardo.php

http://www.transparent.com/spanish/lunfardo-buenos-aires-slang/

http://tripatlas.com/Lunfardo

Marty







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