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ARTICLES ABOUT MEXICAN SPANISH SLANG


1. [NEW] Download a printable list of common Mexican Spanish Phrases and Expressions

2. 101 Mexican Spanish Words I learned Watching El Chavo del 8

3. 3 Meanings and Usages of the Mexican Expression ¡Orale!

4. Chingar: The Most Important Word in Mexico

5. A quick and dirty phrasebook of Mexican slang

6. Mexican Spanish Vs Spain Spanish: Download The Matrix with examples that compares these two countries and others.

7. Jerga juvenil mexicana

8. Mexicanismos

9. Mexican Spanish – Órale, Híjole, And Others

10. Mexican Gestures: Part one. Learn 6 gestures used in Mexico.

11. Characteristics of Mexican Spanish

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MEXICAN SPANISH SLANG DICTIONARY OPTIONS


Book
Title
Language
Formats

Quick Guide to Mexican Spanish
This quick guide of words and phrases from Mexico will help you better understand this North American country. The collection of over 500 terms and sayings will help you become familiar with the richness of Mexican Spanish. It includes colloquially used words and some dirty ones too!

Each term has been defined in English and synonyms are included when available. There are also more than 400 example sentences. This book is your basic Mexican Spanish dictionary.
Spanish-EnglishPrint
Kindle
PDF

Quick Guide to More Mexican Spanish
In this second book on Mexican Spanish you will find 500 new words and phrases used regularly by Mexicans. Used in combination with the original Quick Guide to Mexican Spanish you will have more than 1,000 terms to lead you to fluency in Mexican Spanish.

Each term has been defined in English and synonyms are included when available. Most entries include example sentences.
Spanish-EnglishPrint
Kindle
PDF

Diccionario de mexicanismos
by Academia Mexicana de la Lengua
Este Diccionario de mexicanismos muestra, sin duda, las rutinas y los habitos linguisticos que otorgan identidad a los mexicanos y en el se ven reflejados los grandes ejes culturales alrededor de los cuales se concentra el lexico del espanol de Mexico. En efecto, este diccionario pone de manifiesto la relacion entre lengua y cultura, ya que hace patente que aquello que es cultural y cognitivamente importante para los mexicanos tiene mas lexico o mas construcciones para ser expresado.
SpanishHardcover

¡Ah, qué chida es la CH!: Diccionario de uso, reuso y abuso de la letra CH en México
"En este libro, usted podra encontrar mas de 700 palabras con este sorprendente digrafo, que forman parte del habla cotidiana de los mexicanos y que, con sus multiples juegos sin sentidos, ensanchan nuestro vocabulario y enriquecen nuestra lengua. Este diccionario pretende ser util en cualquier circunstancia y sacarle una sonrisa con cada ejemplo que acompana a estas divertidas palabras."
SpanishPrint

Mexican Slang 101
This ebook is not organized like a dictionary, instead it presents lists of words and definitions grouped by different topics such as greetings, words for cool, sex, drugs, friends and more.
Spanish-EnglishKindle

Bilingual Dictionary of Mexican Spanish
"Now in its 3rd edition, revised and enlarged to over 200 new pages, this work contains 2,500 new entries, 6,000 new definitions and 1,200 new examples. Includes more than 8,500 entries and over 13,000 definitions overall, with numerous examples to illustrate their use, and there is a Spanish and English translation for all Mexican words and expressions."
Spanish-EnglishPrint

There's a Word for It in Mexico
"This guide, for anyone with an interest in Mexico, provides insight into the country and its people through a study of over 130 key words in their language. A thematic index groups the entries into key cultural and business concepts."
EnglishPrint

Diccionario del español usual en México
"Esta segunda edición agrega cerca de mil quinientos vocablos usuales, se añadieron ejemplos, se modificaron ciertos órdenes de acepciones para que esta obra sea más clara y precisa. El fin que se persigue es que este Diccionario llegue a convertirse en el mejor catálogo del vocabulario del español de México."
SpanishPrint

Diccionario breve de mexicanismos
"Las voces aquí reunidas tienen en México un contenido semántico peculiar: son voces del español en general que poseen concepciones distintas de las peninsulares, o bien, de origen propiamente mexicano incorporadas a ese español y que incluso han trascendido a otros idiomas."
SpanishPrint

Así habla el mexicano: Diccionario básico de mexicanismos
La lengua española que se habla en México incluye una cantidad considerable de palabras originarias del país, las cuales enriquecen el idioma y son parte esencial del patrimonio cultural de un pueblo. Esas palabras autóctonas, y otras que siendo españolas cobran en México un significado y un manejo peculiares, distintos a los que tienen en España; junto con una serie de vocablos mexicanos derivados de voces extranjeras, constituyen los mexicanismos, expresiones vinculadas de manera directa a las formas de ser y sentir del mexicano.

Este libro, destinado al lector medio que aspira al conocimiento y comprensión de la idiosincrasia mexicana, agrupa los mexicanismos más usuales en el habla cotidiana del México actual, informando del origen y significado de términos en él tan comunes como pocho, fayuca, jarocho y muchos otros. Es así como se logra, a la vez que un manual de consulta claro y objetivo, una obra de extraordinaria amenidad que se deja leer sin tropiezos de principio a fin.
SpanishPrint

El ABC de las y los mexicanos
Este libro es un recorrido por aquellas palabras populares, frases y eufemismos que explican lo mexicano. A través de citas, referencias periodísticas, autores y refranes, se crea un diccionario local de la lengua de uso cotidiano.

La obra es una brillante recopilación de la realidad de las y los mexicanos a través de sus palabras. Así, según la autora, «el diccionario rinde cuenta y culto a las populares expresiones, conductas e ideologías de una sociedad aferrada a las palabras para explicar lo mismo su cultura que su política».
SpanishKindle

Dictionary of Mexicanismos: Slang, Colloquialisms and Expressions Used in Mexico
"This dictionary contains all the real Spanish slang and idioms that are not found in regular dictionaries. These are the terms and expressions that your will hear in business, on the street and in film, music, and in social settings. The English word finder index makes it easy to search for terms about sex, drugs and crime - and much, much more."
Spanish-EnglishPrint

Mexican Slang Plus Graffiti
"A unique book that reveals the hip talk and occasionally lewd eloquence of the Spnaish commonly spoken in Mexcio and Latin America. Whether you want to use the words, avoid them, or simply want to understand them when you hear them, this book clears up the confusion. Also includes examples of slang commonly found in graffiti on buildings, bridges, and fences."
EnglishPrint
Kindle
Mexican Spanish Slang Expresiones MexicanasColección de expresiones mexicanas | Collection of Mexican Expressions
"These proverbs, sayings, idioms, and mischievous verses represent a way of looking at the world that is uniquely Mexicano. Some of the sayings are tender and some are ribald, but they are all authentic. They take an everyday situation and frame it for a broader meaning that may be uproariously funny, surprisingly unique, or merely wise. If you decide to use these sayings so you can be more conversationally competitive, you will succeed."
Spanish-EnglishPrint

Spanish Lingo for the Savvy Gringo: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Language, Culture and Slang
"Focusing on the Spanish that is spoken in Mexico and most frequently in the United States, this book teaches the language and provides insights into Mexican culture and its customs. First-timers will learn some basics of onversational Spanish, which those who have studied before will find the book useful for refreshing their command of colloquialisms and common expressions."
Spanish-EnglishPrint
Kindle

Stories from Mexico | Historias de Mexico
(Side by side bilingual book)
"n Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side--lado a lado--so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary."
Spanish-EnglishPrint



VIDEOS ON MEXICAN SPANISH


Watch our full playlist of Mexican Spanish Videos on YouTube»

Quick Guide to Mexican Spanish Dictionary eBook


WEBSITES ON MEXICAN SPANISH SLANG

Website
Name
Language
Mexico Spanish Slang Speaking LatinoSpeaking Latino Spanish Slang Online Dictionary | Mexican Spanish WordsSpanish-English
Mexico Spanish Slang Alternative MexicanThe Alternative Mexican Spanish DictionarySpanish-English
Mexico Spanish Slang Tu BabelMexican Slang Words by TuBabel.comSpanish
Mexico Spanish Slang Mexico GuruMexican Slang Words by Mexico GuruSpanish-English
Mexico Spanish Slang Vocabulario ComparadoVocabulario de mexicanismos | Comprobado con ejemplos y comparado con los de otros países hispano-americanosSpanish
Mexico Spanish Slang Guey SpanishGüey SpanishSpanish-English
Mexico Spanish Slang Mexican Spanish SlangMexican Spanish Slang and other words used in MexicoSpanish-English
Mexico Spanish Slang AmericanismosEjemplos de mexicanismosSpanish



PODCASTS ON MEXICAN SPANISH


Del Taco al Tango – Mexicanismos | Part 1 | Part 2
Want to learn to speak like a Mexican? This show gives you the best words and slang to speak like any Mexican. Warning: Adult vocabulary.

S3 E15: Porteño Lunfardo vs Mexican Chilango Spanish | 33:03 minutes
“Compare words and expressions of both Argentina and Mexico. The conversation also dealt with some non language-related topics such as differences between both countries as Spanish colonies, the not so bad reputation of Argentines in Mexico, and more!”

La Banda Chilanguense: El habla de México (Video podcast)
Part 1 2:58 minutes | Part 2 3:31 minutes | Part 3 3:20 minutes
A group of workers from Mexico DF (Chilangos) ride a bus and share some Mexican slang. This podcast are simple short videos packed with a great slang examples. English and Spanish captions included!

Podcast Los Acentos del Español: Mexico | 5:25 minutes
Spanish teacher María Arnalis interviews native Mexican. In this podcast you can listen to the Mexican Spanish accent. In Spanish.

Podcast La Voz de los Expertos | Short clips that explains the meaning and origin of Mexican words. Listen online or download the episodes. In Spanish.

¿De dónde proviene el nombre México?

¿De dónde proviene el nombre México? Con…

¿De dónde viene chilango?

¿De dónde viene chilango? En este podcas…

Mexican Spanish Word: Mazacote

Mexican Spanish: Mazacote Podcast La Voz…

Mexican Spanish Word: Pichicato

Mexican Spanish Pichicato Conoce el sign…

Mexican Spanish Phrases: Chiquito pero picoso

Chiquito Pero Picoso: Mexican Spanish Ex…

Mexican Spanish Expression: Pon changuitos

Mexican Spanish Expression PON CHANGUITO…



MORE MEXICAN SPANISH RESOURCES





RESOURCE
NAME
TYPE
Mexico Spanish Slang FlashcardsGüey Spanish Online Flashcards
"Learn the Mexican slang needed to speak like a Chilango verdadero. Warning: The vocabulary on this site is not abuela-friendly!"
Flashcards
Mexico Spanish Slang Flashcards SetsQuizlet Flashcard Sets
- Mexican Slang (242 Terms)
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Mexican Slang (62 Terms)
- Mexican Slang & Profanity (128 Terms)
Flashcards


Mexican Spanish Pinterest Board
- This is the Speaking Latino board about Mexican Spanish
- Regular updates
- Ideal for illustrations and infographics
- Includes Pins on Mexican culture
Pinterest board
Mexican Spanish Slang App Guey Spanish Güey Spanish iPhone App
"¡Órale, güey! Want to speak like a chavo from Chilangolandia (Mexico City)? This app is for you. Learn to talk like a fresa or naco!"
iPhone App
Android App
Mexican SpanishAcademia Mexicana de la Lengua
Libros, constultas y noticias sobre el español.
Website in Spanish
Mexico News in Spanish:
- Metro
- La Reforma
- La Jornada
- El Unviersal
- Excélsior
- La Prensa
- El Sol de México
- Milenio
News




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