The new words that the RAE added to its dictionary: “Perreo, machirulo, nonbinary…”

“There is no other dictionary with these characteristics,” said the director of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) about the new additions of modern words that people are currently using.

Language evolves over time and Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) is not left out. This is why the prestigious institution has just added 4,381 new words to the list. Dictionary of the Spanish Language (DLE) which respond to the use that people and societies make of them today.

“There is no other dictionary with these characteristics,” he assured the newspaper. The country the director of the RAE and president of the Association of Spanish Language Academies (Asale) Santiago Munoz Machado.

The director of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), Santiago Muñoz Machado. Photo: Alejandro Martínez Vélez – Europa Press

What are the new words added by the RAE

“Machirulo”, “big data”, “sourdough”, “ecological footprint” and “energy poverty” These are some of the new words that the RAE has added to its dictionary that address terms people use in their daily lives.

The word was also added ‘crack’ , which, in italics, is used to speak of someone who “stands out extraordinarily for something”.

For music lovers, The word “perreo” was added as valid in the dictionary, in addition to “chundachunda”. which means “loud, punchy music”.

The new words that the RAE added to its dictionary: “Perreo, machirulo, nonbinary…”

In the world of sports, The word “video refereeing” and its acronym “VAR” were authorized.

On the other hand, some of the terms widely used on the Internet and social networks and which have been added to the dictionary are: “pixelation”, “banner”, “big data” and “cookie”.

In the area of ​​sexuality, the RAE added the terms “non-binary” (person who does not perceive their gender identity in binary terms of man or woman) and “gender dysphoria” (persistent distress or discomfort in a person caused by the lack of correspondence between their biological sex and their gender identity).

He also added the concept “machirulo” refer in a derogatory and colloquial manner to “a person, particularly a man, who exhibits a sexist attitude” and the word ‘sexting’ , which means exchanging sexually explicit images or text messages via an electronic device.

The new words that the RAE added to its dictionary: “Perreo, machirulo, nonbinary…”

Other words added to the Dictionary of the Spanish Language

In the environment there are also new developments: “biocapacity”, “decarbonize”, “ecological corridor”, “water footprint” and “pluggable” Here are some of the words added to the dictionary.

And the entertainment space was not left without new words: the RAE recognized the words ‘oscarizar’ (rewarded with an Oscar), ‘supervillain’ and ‘kryptonite’ or ‘kryptonite’.

Meanwhile, in politics and the social sciences, the acceptance of words like “state of siege” or “interventionism” in addition to incorporating words like “neoconservative” and “homeless”.

Source: Latercera

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