Posts Tagged ‘Lunfardo’

What is Lunfardo?

Surely at some point you have seen or heard about Lunfardo. You probable saw something about it when looking up Argentine slang, or you read about it at some point in a guide book, or heard it mentioned somewhere. What is it exactly? Perhaps the most accurate definition is that it is collection of terms […]

Mastering Argentine Spanish

In order to understand and master Argentine Spanish, there are a few things you will need to learn first, even if you already speak Spanish. First, you will have to learn and become familiar with the Argentine accent and intonation, which is what gives the Argentine Spanish such a distinct sound. Once familiar with these […]

Argentine Spanish: The Most Common Words and Phrases

This is a list of some of the most common words and phrases you will hear when speaking to an Argentine. Not all are specific to Argentina, but it is important to know and understand them, because you will be hearing them A LOT! This will help you understand Argentine Spanish and will also help […]

Argentine Slang

A list of some basic Argentine slang. Naturally, there are many more words to learn, but this makes a good start. Bajón (f) 1. a downer, something that sucks Es un bajón. Que bajón. That sucks, that´s too bad. Bancar (v) 1. to tolerate. No me lo banco más. I can’t put up with it […]