Diana Lara: El mate

Featured Video: Diana Lara: El mate

Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Linguistic feature(s):
Aspiration of /s/, Zheísmo/sheísmo, "Jota velar": /x/ ➔ [x]
Language:
Spanish
Topic(s):
Food
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Welcome to the Digital Catalog of the Sounds of Spanish, an archive of dialectally varied, spoken language data from throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Soon virtually every Spanish-speaking country will be represented with audio and video files that you can use in teaching and learning more about linguistic and cultural diversity. Speech samples are cross-listed by geography, linguistic feature, and conversational topic. They appear with written transcripts, dialectological annotations, and user-friendly navigational capabilities. Use the advanced search link in the navigation bar above to get started. And come back often!

Gerardina Garita-Lacey: La chicha

Featured Video: Gerardina Garita-Lacey: La chicha

Location:
San José, Costa Rica
Linguistic feature(s):
"Jota glotal": /x/ ➔ [h], Assibilation of /r/, Velarization of word-final /n/
Language:
Spanish
Topic(s):
Food
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An archive of dialectally varied, spoken language data from throughout the Spanish-speaking world.