Talk by Antonio Medina-Rivera (DAB Nyelvészeti Esték online)

2021, November 18 - 18:00

Az esemény nyelve angol.
The language of this event is English.

Antonio Medina-Rivera, PhD
(Cleveland State University)

Language perceptions and language attitudes in Puerto Rican Spanish

Although other European languages (e.g. German, Portuguese) evolved from having an alveolar multiple vibrant to a velar or uvular sound,  Puerto Rican Spanish is the only Spanish dialect with a dorsal variant of multiple vibrant /r/. The multiple vibrant can appear as two “r” in the middle of a word (e.g. carro  [káro]), at the beginning of a word (rosa [rósa]), and after “l,” “s” or “n”  (alrededor, Israel, Enrique).  This study examines the standard alveolar pronunciation of multiple vibrant (r) vs. the non-standard dorsal pronunciation variant (velar or uvular) in Puerto Rican Spanish. The sample for this study comes from a Facebook Comedy titled "Titi Gandinga". A total of five trained linguists and 80 Spanish speakers listened to the10 clips from the online show: seven clips included a non-standard pronunciation of (r) and three included a standard pronunciation. The analysis shows the perceptions of the linguists and how the perceptions of the other speakers are similar or different. In addition, the study includes a questionnaire in order to examine language attitudes toward the velarization/uvularization of the multiple vibrant /r/ in Puerto Rican Spanish.

Az online előadás linkje: https://unideb.webex.com/unideb/j.php?MTID=m85fa140b90e97e92444c25ec097a...


Dear User!

 

The University of Debrecen considers the protection of personal data and the information provided to be of paramount importance. We hereby inform you that the University of Debrecen has reviewed its processes and incorporated the requirements of GDPR into his own data management and data protection activities, which entered mandatory on may 25,2018. The personal data of the users has been carefully handled by the University of Debrecen, it complies with the applicable data management regulations.Following the requirements of GDPR, we updated our Privacy Statement, which you can access by clicking on the link below: Privacy Policy.

I have read, understand and agree to terms.