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Spanish is a major language of international organizations such as the Organization of Ibero-American States; and of countries in the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Until 1973, it was the official language of the Philippines, where its impact still is seen in the vocabularies of such native Filipino languages as Tagalog and Cebuano. Contributions typically raise questions about the language's local dialects; regional variations; and worldwide achievements in business, entertainment, and literature.
Spanish-Speaking Countries Most countries have an "official national language"; there are 14 countries in the world that have Spanish as their official language, and 6 more (and a US territory) that have Spanish as the de facto national language (*). Here is the list of countries by continent (with…
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I used Rocket Languages and learned Spanish in one week! So i would say Rocket Languages. B.The best way to learn spanish is to listen to people speaking and try to practice by getting involved in the conversation. watching t.v. in spanish or listening to music in spanish also helps a lot. =)
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It was not peaceful (I don't think any colonization was peaceful). The French bombarded Vietnamese harbors in the late 1850's, and captured Saigon in 1859. In 1862, the French forced the Vietnamese royal court to sign the Treaty of Saigon, which ceded three southern Vietnamese provinces to France. F…
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1968 - Mexico City, Mexico 1992 - Barcelona, Spain
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North America consists of two countries: the USA (english speaking) and Canada (bilingual - French and English) For the rest - Spanish dominates South and Central America with the exception of Belize, Brazil, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana
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Spanish Speaking Countries Most countries have an "official national language." Out of all countries and their "official national languages," 21 of them use Spanish. The countries by continent are as follows (in parenthesis their capitals) Europe 1. Spain (Madrid) Africa 2. Equatorial Guinea (Malabo…
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Muñecas quitapenas. (singular: muñeca quitapenas)
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Answer San Jose, San Diego, La Jolla, Los Angeles, San Francisco Answer that answer is exactly right. i applaud whoever wrote it. Answer Other California cities with Spanish names are: Modesto, Los Banos, Sacramento, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Vallejo, Salida, Manteca, Santa Barbara, San Mateo…
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Origination of the Spanish Language Since Spanish is derived from Latin, the earliest possible date for the origin of Spanish can't be any earlier than when the Romans started to settle in the Iberian Peninsula - c. 200BC.However, it would make better sense to go for the date when Latin spoken ther…
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Answer I already see you. I see you. Hi, I already see you in spanish is in past tense ; so that would be the answer for " Ya te vi" "I see you" is more likely the answer ; but it would be excellent if you say " I 'll see you" just because "ya te veo " reffers to future. it can also mean "i s…
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Buy a Spanish book and enroll in a class, OR If you don't like books you can always learn Spanish with interactive course. There are many courses, but I highly recommend Rocket Spanish, I've learned with it. It's not expensive and it is a full course and you can learn Spanish in 3 months or so. Se…
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Answer OK, which of the dozens of Spanish speaking countries are you referring to? There are several currency converters available on the internet. Here are a couple of them : http://coinmill.com/ http://users.hunterlink.net.au/~ddpay/currency/ ==== The best solution would be to add http://c…
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1. We believe in the supreme reality of Spain. To strengthen it, elevate it, and improve it, is the urgent collective task of all Spaniards. In order to achieve this end, the interest of individuals, groups and classes will have to be remorselessly waived. 2. Spain is a destined unity in the univer…
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There are many countries that speak spanish either as an official language or a national language (or both). Here is a list: Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Ecuador Perú Paraguay Uruguay Venezuela México Guatemala El Salvador Honduras Nicaragua Costa Rica Panamá Cuba Puerto Ric…
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Buenos Aires, Argentina Madrid, SpainMexico City, MexicoSevilla, SpainAndulucia, SpainBogota Colombia Santiago, ChileLima, PeruGuadalajara, Mexico
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About 417 million people today speak Spanish.
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Because the Spanish empire had many colonies. They conquered most of Latin America between the 1500s and the 1600s and imposed their language on the natives.There are 19 Countries that Speak Spanish, and an additional 7 more were Spanish is regularly used, at least in some areas. The following 13 c…
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According to the Spanish Constitution Spain has only 1 official language: Spanish. The national government also recognizes 4 regional languages: Basque, Catalan and Galician, because the autonomous region where they are spoken has also recognized them. There is a provision for this recognition in …
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Answer Football was invented in England, however it's the national and historic sport of the Spanish / Latin American / Spanish-speaking countries. How is baseball or nfl Gridiron related to the American culture??
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In Spanish we say "Gramática" or "Normas Gramaticales". Both are fine. You pronounce "gramatica" grah-mah-te-kah.
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The Spanish language developed mainly from Latin. 75% of the Spanish language is Latin in origin. The other 25% is mainly from Arabic. In the Americas, the native languages have had a huge influence on the language. The are hints of Germanic influence (mainly from Visigoth). Influence from Basque an…
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The language of the Romans was Latin. Spanish is one of several modern languages which evolved from Latin and are known as the Romance languages. These include Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian.While derived from Latin, and closely similar to Italian and Portuguese, Spanish also has …
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"Tejas," pronounced "TAY-hoss," is the Spanish word for the American state of Texas. "Tejas" has no other meaning in Spanish, although the word "teja" refers to colonial Spanish-style roofing tiles, typically made of terra cotta. Also, in Spanish, "tejado" means roof. This might or might not expla…
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Like other countries that established colonies, Spain sought financial gain from the raw materials and produce from its colonies . It also needed friendly ports for its navy. The king gained income by selling the land in the colonies and by taxing its citizens. The Spanish was especially interested …
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Ave or pajaro.
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pollo a la parrilla. The two L's in Spanish sound like a Y.
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spanish word for meow is maullar.
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That sounds like your best bet. However, if you do not expect a lot of Spanish-speaking costumers for now, or your business is a small one or budget is tight at the moment to hire someone full time, you may want to consider the following alternatives.- Get hold of a Spanish-speaking person…
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You can say 'Foro de debate' or simply 'Foro'.
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As of 2012, it was reported by the US Census Bureau that 4,303,949 people in California speak Spanish as their first language. This is 13.70 percent of the population. The total number of Spanish speakers in California is around 9.966 million people.
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Spanish is spoken in every continent including Antarctica where Spanish-speaking Chileans and other people from other Spanish-speaking nations conduct scientific research. In North America, it is a national language of Central American countries including Mexico, and spoken by a sizable minority in…
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As of 2012, about 410 million people speak Spanish as a first language, and another 60 million as a second language.
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about400 million
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The best way to learn Spanish is to speak with a native speaker. Full immersion is the number 1 way to learn a language well. it will teach you how to effectively communicate, and it is the fastest strategy out there. The CIA, Fortune 500 companies, even missionaries use this technique. Rosseta Sto…
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spanish answerme means me or i and va is to go. it is usually said yo voy thoughDISAGREEMe va means - it suits/fits me, it's Ok for me. For example: Este color me va. This color suits me.
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The estimate of the number of Spanish-speaking people in the world was 417 million in 1999, and is now estimated as just over 500 million.
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also because we border Mexico and especially in the southern us and southern California Texas Arizona, etc there will be alot of Spanish. there are way more Spanish speakers here than polish or German or GreekBecause English and Spanish are the two most commonly spoken languages in the U.S. There's …
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It is easy to say Spain as the answer, but the area we now know as Spain has multiple languages, 4 of which are "official" languages of Spain. The Castillian language developed from Latin over the space of some 1,000 years following the collapse of the western Roman empire, and the occupation of the…
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Answer If it is spelled with two r's, as in 'perrito' it means little dog. "perito" (spelled with one 'r') is a word in Spanish that means 'expert'. You often need an expert (perito) after an accident to evaluate the damage done and calculate the compensation for the victim/s. "perito agrónomo…
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It is first decided by head-to-head(unlike some other leagues) That shows which team has the better record against each other(just for that season). If that is equal, it would then be decided by goal difference, which is the difference between how many goal the team has scored and how many it has e…
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There are several ways to ask if one speaks Spanish. If you are asking a friend or someone younger, you would say "¿Hablas español?" If you are asking an elder, family member, teacher, etc. (someone of superiority), you would say "¿Habla español?" If you are asking multiple people of which they …
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Answer Caballero
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About 417 million people in the world speak Spanish as a first or other language.probably well over 5 or 6 hundred million people CAN speak Spanish? How many speak it as their primary language? around 350 million people.
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The Spanish language originated in (believe it or not) Spain. It is an offshoot of Latin, just as all the other romance languages are.
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First, English is not a Latin based language, it is a west Germanic language. The Ancestors of the English people came from what is now Germany into England around the time that the roman empire was collapsing. Many people have the misconception that English is a Latin based language because a lot …
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Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin AmericaThere are many cultural values that Latin America, Portugal, and Spain share with African and Asian countries (eg. Mozambique, Angola). You make a great contribution to understanding cultural diversity by suggesting that we acknowledge African and Asian cultures' c…
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By definition, all Spanish-speaking people living in the Americas are Hispanic. Hispanic is not a race; it's a cultural term based on native language. It doesn't matter if they are descended from Native Americans, Europeans, or any other place.
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Answer Spanish evolved from Latin, which was the language spoken by the Ancient Romans. The standard Spanish language is also called Castilian and originated in Northern Spain in the 8th or 9th centuries AD. The language was brought to the Americas and to other places by the Spanish conquistador…
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Answer Mi [coche|carro] huele como goma.
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its that brown stuff that hangs from tree branches in Florida
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To say December in "Spanish" you must say "diciembre"
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"Fresa"is the best translation. Another word for strawberry is 'frutilla.'(In certain Latin American countries). Fresa is misused as any berry but is not correct. "Mora"=blackberry; "frambuesa"=raspberry.
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Answer Spanish language first came to the territory now occupied by the Americas because it was the language of the explorers and settlers who set out from Spain's Caribbean outposts and from New Spain (Mexico) in the early sixteenth century.
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They should be taught about the 'mechanics' of sex - yes. HOWEVER - they should also be taught that under-age is ILLEGAL (which always seems to be overlooked in schools) ! Perhaps if kids were made aware of the penalties of under-age sex - they'd think twice before creating babies ! I still remember…
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There are 14 countries that have Spanish as an official language, six that have it as the primary language and Puerto Rico has it as an official de facto language, but also shares English as the official language. Spanish is an official language only in these 14 countries: 1. Bolivia 2. Colombia …
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It means Spanish language and can also refer to a male Spaniard.
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Answer... Hoy Is Today in spanish x:Dhoy
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Check out PampaStudio, they offer Spanish courses in Argentina. I studied with them in Rosario and it was great!
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It does makes sense because one needs to know English especially when doing business. Most business is done in English.The language spoken in Brazil is Portuguese, and despite of the fact that the countries that border's Brazil are contries where the main language is Spanish, the majority of people …
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yes people from Spain are white. Spain is in Europe next to France. latin Americans are not full spanish they are mixed,they just speak spanish due to the spanish conquests of the Americas. Well, actually I think that if you explore what it means to be "white", then the answer above is not detailed …
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google it. put in the author, spanish title and "english translation"
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Bella is the feminine form for beautiful (ends in a) in Spanish, or bello for a word that is masculine (ends in o). If you are talking about a person it is Bonita If you are talking about a thing it is Linda
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There is no official language. Many different languages are spoken in the United States. but mostly english and spanish are taught in the schools.
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yes, but they are still Asian but the founders are spanish
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estúpido / estúpida (for a person, but this would be rude) tonto / tonta (fool or foolish) is similar as is mudo (dumb). "Estúpido" and "mudo" can mean stupid, but calling someone one of these words can be considered extremely offensive, as they may imply that someone has a mental or neurologica…
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It means "kisses." It's also a very common, informal way to say "goodbye."
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Hey.The Taboo version isn't called the same, and you therefore cannot find it under this name.You need to do a search using Tabù. (ù= Cap-Locks on, Alt+151).I hope this will help!Best Wishes
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By population: Mexico, Spain, Colombia, and ArgentinaBy size: Argentina, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia.
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"Fuente" is Spanish for platter.
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Venga means come on in Spanish. Spanish is spoken in Mexico and therefore would be the same word: venga. Also: ven (informal command) Also you don´t say: in Mexican you say in spanish.
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Answer Hidroxipropil. See the Related Link.
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1.Spain2.Chile3.Costa rica4.Colombia5.Mexico6.Guatemala7. Venezuela8.Peru9. Uruguay10.Argentina
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"Good" in Spanish is "bueno" (pronounced bu-we-no(o is not pronounced as ow))
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I think it is essential. English is becoming some sort of international language. But it kinda makes people cling to their ethnicity even more ,which pushes people to learn or keep their native language. Speaking other languages also allows you to get an other insight on other cultures ,and is a ser…
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Did you mean Bella or vela? If you meant Bella then Bella is pretty and vela means candle.
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Answer Spanish is the official language of 20 independent countries: Argentina, Bolivia (co-official Quechua and Aymara), Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea (co-official French), Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama , Paraguay…
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only one its Equatorial Guinea located in central africa
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Jose Maria Morelos
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In Italian- Pace Japanese- Heiwa In German- Der Frieden In French- la paix Danish- Fred Dutch- Vrede Persian-Sula Hebrew- Shalom Spanish- Paz
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Mexico, United States, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, and Equatorial Guinea
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Equatorial Guinea is an African country that speaks Spanish.
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According to recent research conducted by SpanishSEO.org, the Spanish Speaking Worldwide Population is estimated at 452,480,979 inhabitants as of March 2008. For more details visit the link below.
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According to a recent research conducted by SpanishSEO.org, the Spanish Speaking Worldwide Population is estimated at 452,480,979 inhabitants as of March 2008.
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The "c" word c***
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In South America only: Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Ecuador Paraguay Peru Uruguay Venezuela All countries in South America are Spanish-speaking except for Brazil, Suriname, French Guiana, Guyana, and the Falkland Islands. In Central America Guatemala Honduras El Salvador Nicaragua Co…
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the official language is Arabic the second is English Arabic
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The official language of Lebanon is Arabic. French and English are also used as official languages at orders and syndicates. Lebanese is the native language of the people of Lebanon. French, Arabic and English are also used as part of conversations. Lebanese, has seven major dialects that are used b…
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There are 22 Spanish speaking countries in the world, including Puerto Rico. Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Columbia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Honduras, Argentina, Bolivia, Belize, Andorra, Equatorial Guinea…
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besito = little kiss in latin cultures they often use the word "besito" in reference to a form of greeting someone by giving them a kiss. a besito may be a lips-to-cheek kiss or cheek-to-cheek with a kiss in the air, the latter being more common.
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