About 90 percent of Salvadorans are mestizo, descendants of Spanish and Indigenous American ancestors while nine percent have Spanish descent. Mestizo, a mixed population was formed as a result of intermarrying between the native Mesoamerican population of Cuzcatlán with the Spanish settlers.
What are Salvadorans considered?
Salvadorans (Spanish: Salvadoreños), also known as Salvadorians, Salvi or Salvadoreans, are citizens of El Salvador, a country in Central America.
Are Salvadorans the same as Mexican?
Since Salvadoran Spanish and Mexican Spanish are linguistically distinct as far as certain words and accents, the tensions among them get played out in creating hierarchies of language, in which Salvadoran Spanish can be considered inferior to Mexican Spanish.
What does Cerote mean?
Cerote. Traditionally, the word is used offensively for someone who does nothing with their life; a big zero, a loser. In Guatemala, it is still commonly used this way. However, Chapines also use it when referring to close friends. Its like saying “dude” or “bro”.