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Re: ...y'know)

From:FFlores <fflores@...>
Date:Friday, July 2, 1999, 1:46
Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...> wrote:
> > My Spanish 3 and AP Spanish teacher taught us that <re->, <rete->, > <requete-> are pretty much the same thing as <-i'simo>. She's from > Buenos Aires. >
Yes, except that <re-> etc. can be applied to anything, not only nouns and adjectives (though you can say <-i'simamente> for an adverb). <Rete-> is more Central American or Mexican. <Requete-> is a bit childish, also; <recontra-> is more forceful and it tends to sound rude too. --Pablo Flores