Indigenous Languages


The official language in¬†Argentina is, without a doubt,¬†Spanish.¬†However, it is a country that has been enriched by¬†a vast number of languages. Though it is difficult to say exactly how many,¬†around 35 indigenous languages¬†are spoken. Currently only thirteen of these¬†are officially listed, and include¬†the following: Toba, Pilag√°, Mocov√≠, Wich√≠, Nivacl√©, Chorote, Ava-Chiriguano, Mbya, Guaran√≠, Quichua Santiague√Īo, […]

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The Chilean Language Academy


This Academy was created on June 5, 1885, in Santiago. In chronological terms, it was the sixth such academy established in Latin America. Its purposes are: 1. to ensure the purity and splendor of the Spanish language; 2. to collaborate with the projects of the Royal Spanish Academy and the Association of Spanish Language Academies, […]

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