¡¿Say Qué?! Latino Slang from 11 Different Countries


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The fact that most people in Latin American countries speak Spanish helps unify us as a people, but when it comes to slang, each country has words that set them apart from the others. You may be completely fluent in Spanish, yet not know some of the lingo from countries besides yours. Luckily, we’ve compiled a handy list of often-used slang words from 11 Latin American countries.

Dominican Republic

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In the DR, they say “Que lo que?!” (also abbreviated as ke lo ke, klok or klk). It is a way to say  “what’s up?,” but can also mean WTF.

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