10 interesting facts about Spanish

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10 interesting facts about Spanish

  1. The verb “reconocer” (=to recognize, to acknowledge) is possible to read both right-to-left and left-to-right
      2. In the term “centrifugados” all letters are different – none is repeated.
      3,In the adjective “aristocráticos” (=aristocratic) each letter appears twice.
      4.The word “cinco” (=five) consists of five letters; it’s the only numeral in Spanish with such a happy coincidence.
      5. The noun “corrección” (= a correction, a change) contains two double consonants.
     6. The words “ecuatorianos” (=the citizens of Ecuador) and “aeronáuticos” (=aeronautical) consist of the same letters, but arranged in a different order. This technique is called an anagram.
     7. It was found that the term “electroencefalografista” (=a specialist in electroencephalography) is the longest word of all, approved by the Royal Spanish Academy, – it contains 23 letters.
     8.The adjective “menstrual” (=menstrual) is the longest word of 9 letters, consisting only of two syllables.
     9.The word “mil” (= a thousand) is the only numeral that does not contain the vowels “o” or “e”.
    10.Many people are not still aware that the letters “Ch” and “Ll” were excluded out of language by the Royal Spanish Academy in 1994.

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