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ˈspæŋ glɪʃ; often -lɪʃspan·glish

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  1. Spanglishnoun

    A language blend of English and Spanish spoken by both Latinos and Anglo-Americans, also called espanglés

  2. Spanglishnoun

    The mixing of Spanish and English together in a sentence.

    His Spanglish was quite embarrassing when he said he was "embarazado".

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  1. Spanglish

    Spanglish refers to the blend of Spanish and English, in the speech of people who speak parts of two languages, or whose normal language is different from that of the country where they live. The term Spanglish was first brought into literature by the Puerto Rican Salvador Tió. Despite its widespread use among the Hispanic population, Spanglish is not an actual language. Linguists commonly refer to a phenomenon like Spanglish as a pidgin, which is a language based on a simplified syntax and grammar that acts as an intermediary between people who don't have a common language. Spanglish is very common in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as the United States Army and the early colonial administration tried to impose the English language on island residents. Between 1902 and 1948, the main language of instruction in public schools was English. Consequently, many American English words are now found in the Puerto Rican vocabulary. Spanglish may also be known by a regional name. Spanglish does not have one unified dialect and therefore lacks uniformity; Spanglish spoken in New York, Miami, Texas, and California can be different. Although not always uniform, Spanglish is actually so popular in many Spanish-speaking communities in the United States, especially in the Miami Hispanic community, that some knowledge of Spanglish is required to understand those in the area.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spanglish in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spanglish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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