|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.