How do you respond to what’s up in Spanish?
¿Qué tal?-Whats up.
Nada nuevo-Nothing new.
I have heard ‘aqui no mas’ means ‘nothing much’.
Seems like an equally casual response..
How do Puerto Rican say what’s up?
Acho/Chacho Just like most Spanish speaking countries, Puerto Ricans have a way of shortening words. So, if you are trying to say, “What’s up, dude?” you can say “¿Que tal, acho?” They are also used as fillers between thoughts and sentences when speaking. It’s similar to “well” in English.
How do you say what’s up?
Sup? ( short slang version of what’s up)Howdy?How’s it going?What’s going on?Wagwan (Slang version of ‘What’s going on? ‘)What’s happening?What’s new?Anything new with you?More items…•
What does nada mean?
nothingNada means “nothing.” The kids next door will be disappointed if they learn that their lemonade stand has earned them nada. The noun nada is an informal way to say “zero.” If you ask a deli worker how many plain bagels he has, and he answers, “Nada,” it means they’re out of your favorite kind.
Why is Puerto Rico called Boricua?
Boricua, derived from the Taíno word Boriken is used to affirm Puerto Ricans devotion to the island’s Taíno heritage. The word Boriken translates to “the great land of the valiant and noble Lord”. Borikén was the original name used by the Taíno population before the arrival of the Spanish.
How do you respond to Hola Que Pasa?
If it is said as a greeting, for example someone entering the room and saying “Qué pasa?, it should be answered as if the person said “What’s up?”. They don’t really want to know what is up, they are just saying “Hi, how are you”. So, you can say “all good and you? ” = “todo bien y tú?”
How do you respond to Mucho Gusto?
Instead of saying “adios” to someone who you just met, you can simply say “mucho gusto!” And if you are wondering how to respond to “mucho gusto”, the best answer is “igualmente” o “mucho gusto también”.
What does Bichiyal mean in Puerto Rico?
In the context of the song, a “bichiyal” is a woman who exists between two worlds: the privileged life of Puerto Rico’s upper-middle class and the violent, vulnerable experience of the island’s poorest neighborhoods.
Where is coger a bad word?
Coger. Perhaps the daddy of all words that translates from something totally normal in Spain to something hilarious in Argentina is “coger.” In Spain this verb means “to take,” as in “take the bus,” or “coger el bus.” But here in Argentina, it means to f**k, as in to have sex with.