Tool to code / decode Malespín slang, a variant of Spanish from the 19th century, appeared in El Salvador and spread throughout Central America.
Malespin - dCode
Tag(s) : Substitution Cipher
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The Malespín slang consists a reversible monoalphabetical substitution of 5 letters:
|A ⇔ E|
|B ⇔ T|
|F ⇔ G|
|I ⇔ O|
|M ⇔ P|
Example: MALESPIN becomes PELASMON (substitutions of M by P, A by E, L remains L, E becomes A, S stays S , P becomes M, I becomes O and N stays N)
Several words derived from this dialect have integrated hispanic vocabulary.
To decode a word written in Malespín, the principle is identical because the substitution to encode is entirely reversible.
Example: ESPANA is coded ASMENE which is translated ESPANA
The Malespin is similar to Spanish but an encoded message should contain only a very small number of existing words in Hispanic dictionaries.
Applied to other languages, the principle would be the same, but the characters used are among the most used in Hispanic languages, with increasing frequency of word changes (while maintaining a possible pronunciation).
Without precise sources, Francisco Malespin would have used this coded language for the first time in the 19th century, in El Salvador.