Learn how to speak Spanish like a paisa in Medellin, Colombia, with this top 10 paisa words.
1 Voleo (Lots of things to do)
2 Melo/Mela (adjective good/okay)
3 Bien pueda (Go ahead/come in/you can carry on)
4 A la orden (At your service)
5 Hágale (I agree, let us do it)
6 Listo (Okay/ready)
7 Taco (Traffic Jam)
8 Mero/Mera (Slang: to express quantity: Much/lots of something)
9 Rey/Reina (if you are a man you can be called a king or a woman a queen)
10 Menuda (Change for money)
11 Mijo/Mija (Shortened version of mi hijo, mi hija)
12 Organizarse (To get ready and clean)
13 Tirar caja (To laugh literally: Throw box)
14 Parva (Bread, pastry)
15 Tardear (Hang out in the afternoon)
16 Parcero/parce/parcerito (Friend, dude, mate)
17 Mor (Shortened version for love)
18 En la buena pa' (Slang: This phrase is used to express appreciation for someone normally when leaving)
19 Chimba (Cool, tight, sweet)
20 ¿Cierto? (Right)
21 Vea pues (I see, I got it)
22 Paisa (Demonym of people from Antioquia, Medellin)
23 Chico/Chica (Sir, lady literally: Boy, girl)
24 Caballero (Knight)
25 Fiambre (Typical Colombian Medellin meal)
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