Tag: sociolinguistics

These two pages illustrate and provide examples of colombian language forms in action

The Language in Action

Here are some more fun instances of the paisa dialect in action: Check out the video below! Notice how the “Y” sound (“LL”) changes to a “J” sound in the paisa dialect: Want to hear some unique paisa sayings? Take

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An Authentic Take on the Paisa Dialect: “era más grande el muerto”

The most authentic portrayal of both the paisa dialect and the cultural atmosphere of Medellín is illustrated through Luis Miguel Rivas’ novel, “era más grande el muerto.” The story follows the daily lives of ordinary characters, like two young men

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