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Get ready to learn a few useful Colombian Spanish Phrases that you can use to sound a COLOMBIANO.

To warm up… Check these two videos and get familiar with the Colombian Spanish accent.

7 WAYS TO SAY “HOW ARE YOU?”

1. ¿Qué más?

2. ¿Qué ha habido?

3. ¿Cómo va todo?

4. ¿Cómo van las cosas?

5. ¿Que hubo?

6. ¿Quiubo?

7. ¿Entonces qué?

Do you know about others ways? Let us know in the comments.

 

7 COLOMBIAN SPANISH PHRASES TO USE WITH FRIENDS

1. Parce/Parcero/Parcerito: Friend, Buddy, Bro, etc. This word is used by Colombians (mainly from Medellin).

2. ¿Qué más parcero? / ¿Quiubo parce?: What’s up, bro?.

3. ¿Quiubo? is a contraction of “¿Qué hubo?”.

4. Llave/Llavería: it’s literal meaning is key/keychain but is another informal word for friend.

5. Parche: Group of friends.

6. Parchando: Hanging out, chilling out.

7. Desparchado: Bored and with nothing to do.

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7 PARTY SLANG WORDS

Colombian Spanish Phrases
1. Pola: Cerveza

2. Rumba: Party.

3. Rumbear: To have a party.

4.Guaro: Another word for Aguardiente (a typical Colombian drink)

5. Prendido/Prendida: To be buzzed or a little drunk.

6. Jincho/Jincha: To be completely drunk.

7. Tengo Guayabo: To be hung over.

7 STREET VOCABULARY WORDS

1. Lucas/Billete/Plata: Money.

2. Tombo: A cop/policeman.

3. Sapo/Sapa: A snitch, rat.

4. A la orden: At your service .

5. Chuspa: a plastic bag.

6. La olla: A ghetto.

7. Raponero: A pick pocket thief.

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7X2 COLOMBIAN EXPRESIONS

1. ¡Qué Chimba!/¡Qué berraquera!: How cool is that!/That’s awesome!

2. ¡Paila!: That’s too bad.

3. Mosca/Estar Mosca/Pilas/Estar Pilas: To be alert

4. Dar Papaya: To put yourself in a position where you become vulnerable (mainly robbed).

5. Mamar Gallo: To procrastinate, to waste time.

6. Tener chucha: To have bad body odor.

7. Tener pecueca: To have stinky feet.

8. ¡Guacala!: ¡Gross!

9. Tener churrias: Diarrhea.

10. Parar bolas: to pay attention.

11. Estar foquiado/foquiada: To be deeply slept.

12. Un Rancho: Una casa.

13. Tener camello: To have a job or position in a company. It also means to have a lot of work to do.

14. Tinto: A black coffee.

 

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