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On deletion and disambiguation in Puerto Rican Spanish

Shana Poplack

On deletion and disambiguation in Puerto Rican Spanish

a study of verbal n

by Shana Poplack

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Published by Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spanish language -- Provincialisms -- Puerto Rico.,
  • Spanish language -- United States.,
  • Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Language.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDeletion and disambiguation in Puerto Rican Spanish
    StatementShana Poplack.
    SeriesCentro working papers -- 3
    ContributionsCity University of New York. Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños. Language Policy Task Force
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22196047M

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On deletion and disambiguation in Puerto Rican Spanish by Shana Poplack Download PDF EPUB FB2

Weakening and deletion of syllable-final and word-final phonemes, a phenomenon prevalant in Puerto Rican Spanish, was studied. Two of these phonemes, /s#/ and /n#/ were examined for their capacity as plural markers. Data were collected during a one-year ethnographically-oriented study of a single block in the Puerto Rican community in north by: 3.

Deletion and Disambiguation in Puerto Rican Spanish Article (PDF Available) in Language 56(2) June with 70 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Shana Poplack. Puerto Rican Spanish (español puertorriqueño [espaˈɲol pweɾtoriˈkeɲo]) is the Spanish language as characteristically spoken in Puerto Rico and by millions of people of Puerto Rican descent living in the United States and elsewhere.

It belongs to the group of Caribbean Spanish variants and, as such, is largely derived from Canarian Spanish and Andalusian ge family: Indo. The notion of the plural in Puerto Rican Spanish: Competing constraints on (s) deletion. In Locating Language in Time and Space, ed. by Labov, W., New York: Academic Press.

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The former page's talk page can be accessed at Talk:Puerto Rican. The data from Puerto Rican Spanish however do not support this view; there is more frequent deletion of (s) where it carries grammatical meaning.

Poplack finds a slight trend towards deletion when additional morphological 90 Rerieu s or syntactic support is Cited by: 3. This study characterizes the phonological patterns in phonologically disordered Spanish-speaking children who speak the Puerto Rican dialect.

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– On Deletion and Disambiguation in Puerto Rican Spanish: a study of verbal /n#/. New York: Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños. Poplack, Shana Introduction. In S. Poplack, ed., pp. 1–32Author: John Holm.

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