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Baladí

In Spain, baladí means a trivial matter. Is this term anything you have heard in Latin America?
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Old May 21, 2024, 07:49 PM
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I never heard this said in Central America. Its origin is Hispanic Arabic.
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It's higher register; you will most likely find it in formal writing or when people show their more educated use of language.
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Old May 21, 2024, 10:11 PM
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I mostly hung out with campesinos (not much higher-register usage there).
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Yeah, among the people I know, even among teachers, the word is pretty uncommon, when not unknown.
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Old May 22, 2024, 05:20 AM
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That's what I expected. I never heard the term before. Thanks both of you for confirming my doubt.
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