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Do you know what these typical Salta expressions mean?

Do you know the typical expressions that the Salteños use? We tell you about the popular language that forms the essence of this wonderful province.

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It is said that the Salteños add the “poe” at the end of all prayers. That verbal expression wildcard gives the guideline where the speaker comes from. But the poe is not the only way to identify a salteño. There are many typical expressions of this northern province . Knowing them is also knowing their culture and what they call “saltiness” and what they are very proud of.


fact that Argentina is such a vast and vast country makes, without a doubt, that in each region or province there are idioms in the language that differentiate them from the others, and that is a plus in the tourist experience. When you go to Santiago del Estero, for example, know his words or his famous tune — in which they put a cadence and a song to the words that amazes — it's part of the journey experience.

Like this. since several northern provinces have their particular forms of expression, Jump is no exception. Here is a list of the most used ones. You, I... Did you know them or did you know their meaning?

  • The sauté doesn't say I don't understand, he just says, “ahh?”
  • He doesn't say “don't be a donkey,” he says “don't be a joint”
  • The salteño doesn't say that something is cold, he says “he's freezing”
  • To the action of passing a floor rag he says “lampacear”
  • He doesn't say a cop, he says “gray”
  • If a salteño tells you to “paw him”, it means he wants you to accompany him
  • He
  • doesn't say he says he's tired, he says
  • If he says “ite,” it means he wants you to leave
  • .
  • If a sauté says he's “caimo,” it means he doesn't like it.

We suggest you continue reading the following notes:

Diccionario formoseño episodio 1Formose Dictionary Episode I
Yerba-no-hayYerba there is no

Publication Date: 30/05/2020

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