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What is the RAE?

Founded in 1713 under the motto “Clean, fix and improve“, the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE for its sigles in Spanish -Real Academia Española-) is an autonomous institution whose objective is to watch over and care for the correct use of the Spanish language. This prestigious institution was created under the initiative of Juan Manuel Fernández […]

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New words in the Spanish Dictionary.

Coronavirus, COVID (in capital letters), finde or desescalada are some of the more than 2,500 terms that have been incorporated or modified in the Spanish Language Dictionary, as announced this Tuesday by Paz Battaner, director of the Dictionary and academic of the RAE. These words and others such as quarantine (“to put someone in quarantine”, […]

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