"¿Acáoallá?"

Translation:Here or there?

6 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Anita98586
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I learned "aqui" for here.... what is the difference to "aca"?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Slagar1
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In addition, not in contradiction to the other response, one or the other is favored more strongly by region. For example, my Mexican classmates would use aquí while my Dominican professor used acá. She said it was because of where she was from, and allowed her students to use the words interchangeably.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/paulmexicodf

basically they are the same, but to try and help explain the difference compare "ven aquí" (come to the exact spot at which i am standing) vs "ven acá" (come here, i.e. next to me). Tbh this is not exactly correct but it is the easiest way I can explain it

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Phil.C..

Aca is South American Spanish, its not used in Spain.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/joe814027

Acá is latin spanish

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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Six pronunciations of allá at forvo.com do not add the "j" sound that Duo likes so much. It's regional, I know, and not incorrect, but I'd love to know where you say "joh" for yo and "yoh" for *yo" elsewhere.

https://forvo.com/word/all%C3%A1/#es

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bruce768614

I thought there was something seriously wrong with the recording.

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bonbayel
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So you would hear acá in Spain?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Phil.C..

No. Not in the ten years i've been here.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bonbayel
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Is there any geographic connection for acá and vos? I.e. would someone who says vos also say acá, and tú and aquí?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alfalfa2

No.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Phil.C..

They say vos in Argentina for tu, not sure about aca though.

3 months ago
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