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The word churre It is a regional term (regionalism ) which is mainly used in certain regions of the northern Peru , as Piura . This concept is used to refer to the children and to the girls , many times fit derogatory . For example: "That churre has not behaved well and I had to punish him", “The churre disrespected me”.

The renowned Peruvian writer (Spanish nationalized) Mario Vargas Llosa It has been one of the writers who has used the word churre in their stories. In his story "The bosses" , which is set in the San Miguel School from Piura during the decade of '50 , Vargas Llosa wrote: “They started arguing with each other. We encouraged the most excited, flattering them: 'Well, churre. You are not a fag ''. In this way, the author shows the great influence that the local culture on his person when, on two occasions, he settled to reside in northern Peru.

The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) , meanwhile, mentions three possible meanings of the word churre. On the one hand, it refers to the thick and dirty pringue that runs from a fat thing. The term is also used to refer to what is similar to that pringue . Finally, the dictionary of the RAE notes that in Cuba , churre is told accumulated dirt .

On the other hand, it should be noted that Cubans give this word an additional use and call "Churre water" or "Chirre water" to the watery coffee .

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