costa rica spanish phrases

Pura Vida: 19 Costa Rican Spanish Phrases You Must Know Before You Visit

Costa Rica, like many other countries, is rich in expressions or idioms.  Costa Ricans are colloquially called “ticos” because of their frequent use of the diminutive ending -ico. Colloquial expressions characteristic of Costa Rica, or tiquismos, are used frequently in the country. Pachuquismos, on the other hand, are street Spanish expressions that can be considered […]