Porteño Spanish is the dialect of caste-sha-no (castellano) spoken in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the surrounding areas. It is categorized by an Italian-like pronunciation and colorful Lunfardo slang.

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A resident of the city of Buenos Aires

Literally "Porteño" means "port person". As Buenos Aires is the principle port as well as capitol of Argentina, citizens of the city are known as "porteños". Outside the city, there is the province of Buenos Aires. People from there are called "bonaerenses".

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