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Voseo in Central and South America
An exploration of the use of voseo in Central and South America.
# 133588 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Linguistics (General) , Language (General)

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The paper describes voseo and follows its history from Spain to America. The paper describes its changes and the use of voseo in the countries of Central America and around the Rio de la Plata. The paper refers to its use in Chile and finally defines it as the language of the argentinos with a brief mention of its use in Argentinian literature.

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"The voseo is an archaic Spanish way of addressing another person using the vos instead of the tafa. It is an alternative second person singular and it has its own verbal form. They have spelling and pronunciation differences. Brought by the Spanish during the conquest and colonization of America, it had distinctive uses establishing social differences and creating the framework for interaction inside and among different social classes. The use of vos in its formal and aristocratic use has been lost mostly in America but it survives in its family and casual use in some countries in South and Central America."

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