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Academy of Letters of Uruguay

Like the rest of the language academies of the pan-Hispanic world, this academy aims to: – Preserve and enrich the Spanish spoken in Uruguay; – Promote the development and dissemination of the variety of Uruguayan Spanish. This academy was created by Decree-Law No. 10,360 of February 10, 1943. Some scholars Francisco Bauza, journalist, politician and […]

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Uruguayan Spanish

We mentioned in other publications that, normally, the Spanish spoken in Argentina is called “rioplatense”, an adjective that takes it name from the areas adjacent to the River Plate. However, we also mentioned that this was a mistake, as the River Plate also forms part of Uruguayan territory. Therefore, when speaking of rioplatense Spanish one […]

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