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Translation of yeísmo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • (the pronunciation of 'll' in many parts of Spain and Latin America as 'y')
Example sentences
  • Parece que han procurado ampliar las normas orientadoras en consideración al seseo y al yeísmo.
  • Es Coelho, y se lee Coello, con elle muy líquida sin yeísmo.
  • También se da el ceceo, seseo y yeísmo.

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    Mezcal is an alcoholic drink similar to tequila obtained in Mexico by distilling the juice or aguamiel extracted from roasted tips of the maguey plant. Bottles of mezcal are usually sold containing a gusano, the larva of an insect that lives on the maguey. This is said to enhance the flavor.