LANGUAGE - Society - Tenerife

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Canarians speak Spanish
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The language spoken on Tenerife is Spanish, with slight variations from mainland Spanish that make it known as the Canarian dialect. Among the most notable differences is the fact that the "th" sound is pronounced "s" and the plural form of "you" is not "vosotros", as in the rest of Spain, but "ustedes". The people of Tenerife also use a variety of their own expressions and words as a result of the historic influence of cultures such as Portuguese, English and South American.