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Encyclopedia > Chicano English

Chicano English is a dialect of American English used by Chicanos (persons of Mexican descent in America). One major variation of Chicano English is Tejano English, used mainly in south Texas. It is mistakenly referred to as Spanglish, which is not a recognized dialect of English but rather a mixing of English and Spanish. American English (AmE) is the form of the English language used mostly in the United States of America. ... A Chicano is a person of Mexican descent born in the United States. ... Spanglish, a portmanteau of the words Spanish and English, is a name used to refer to a range of language-contact phenomena, primarily in the speech of the Hispanic population of the USA, which is exposed to both Spanish and English. ...


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Chicano English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (80 words)
Chicano English is a dialect of American English used by Chicanos (persons of Mexican descent in America).
One major variation of Chicano English is Tejano English, used mainly in south Texas.
It is mistakenly referred to as Spanglish, which is not a recognized dialect of English but rather a mixing of English and Spanish.
Encyclopedia: Chicano English (171 words)
American English (AmE) is the form of the English language used mostly in the United States of America.
A Chicano is a person of Mexican descent born in the United States.
Spanglish, a portmanteau of the words Spanish and English, is a name used to refer to a range of language-contact phenomena, primarily in the speech of the Hispanic population of the USA, which is exposed to both Spanish and English.
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