Are "chata" or "chatí" used in Mexico?

Are "chata" or "chatí" used in Mexico?


Oye chata, Oye chatí etc.. or are they Spain only?

updated SEP 12, 2010
posted by jeezzle
What on Earth does that mean? :) - 003487d6, JUL 9, 2010

2 Answers


Oye chata, Oye chatí It's so weird because I do not remember hearing 'chatí' but 'oye chata' - listen babe or listen honey - for sure! And chato works as well although I know it is also a nickname for someone with a snub nose.

updated JUL 10, 2010
posted by margaretbl
thx for explaining chata Margaret I am treally not familiar with Mexican Spanish having met no Mexicans that I can think of in my life lol - FELIZ77, JUL 9, 2010
apart from perhaps Gekkosan if he is Mexican that is..??? - FELIZ77, JUL 9, 2010
Hola, Gekkito is South American... - LuisaGomezBartle, JUL 9, 2010
we use the same in Spain! - 00494d19, JUL 10, 2010
And I was talking about Spain... haha. - margaretbl, JUL 10, 2010

I've never used it myself, but I've heard Chata used in Mexico.

updated JUL 9, 2010
posted by 005faa61
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