It is used today by outsiders, as well as by most citizens, although for many purposes the descendants of the original inhabitants still prefer to identify themselves by the names of their specific language dialects, which reflect political divisions from the sixteenth century.The pejorative terms indio and natural have been replaced in polite conversation and publication by Indígena .Whether you’re clambering aboard a packed public minibus in the country or attending a high-society dinner party in the capital, it’s normal to introduce yourself with a polite greeting of “buenos días/tardes” (good morning/afternoon or evening).Up in the highlands, if you’re walking a trail or passing through a small village, it’s usual to say hello to everyone you meet.It’s actually very common for locals, even senior officials, to say “a sus órdenes” (literally “at your orders”) as they help you out.If you’re introduced to someone, a gentle handshake and a “con mucho gusto” (“pleased to meet you”) is appropriate.
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