Anonymous: La bendición

Featured Video: Anonymous: La bendición

Location:
Nagua (El Cibao), Dominican Republic
Linguistic feature(s):
Aspiration of /s/, Deletion of /s/, Aspiration of Latin /f/, Liquid leveling: liquid gliding, "Jota glotal": /x/ ➔ [h], Pre-aspiration of /r/
Language:
Spanish
Topic(s):
Family and self
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Josefina Díaz Soriano: La guerra empezó

Featured Video: Josefina Díaz Soriano: La guerra empezó

Location:
Torrebaja (Valencia), Spain
Linguistic feature(s):
Distinction of /s/ vs. /θ/, Apical /s/, Lleísmo, "Jota uvular": /x/ ➔ [χ], [ʀ̥], Vosotros
Language:
Spanish
Topic(s):
Conflicts and Violence
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An archive of dialectally varied, spoken language data from throughout the Spanish-speaking world.