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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Arab; Turkish; Jewish

Often used as a nickname "turco" is a catchall word that can encompass anyone of or presumed to be of Middle Eastern origin. While it literally means "Tuskish" is is equally applied to Arabs and occasionally Jews. Ex-president Carlos Menem, whose family was of Lebanese decent, was often referred to as "el turco".

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