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BARAHONA NOVOA, Alberto. Lexical correspondences in Costa Rican Spanish: chicheme. Káñina [online]. 2018, vol.42, n.2, pp.157-176. ISSN 2215-2636.

The geographical variation and dispersion of the lexicon is an indication of the formation of dialect areas and cultural traditions shared by speaking communities. This article examines the case of the word chicheme for evidence of the linguistic and cultural links between the northwest region, the Caribbean and the southern zone of Costa Rica.

Keywords : dialectology; Costa Rican Spanish; gastronomy; chicheme; dialect areas.

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