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Cuban Spanish Dialectology : Variation, Contact, and Change - (Paperback)

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Linguists and related language scholars examine the Spanish dialects spoken on the island of Cuba and by Cubans in the US and elsewhere as they differ from mainstream Spanish and even from other closely related Caribbean Spanish dialects. Cuban Spanish has been influenced by the Arawak language of the pre-Columbian Taíno culture on the island, they say, as well as by the West African Yoruba language of slaves, and by the massive immigration of Spaniards from the Canary Islands. The studies cover phonological and phonetic variation, morphosyntactic variation, lexical variation, and heritage language acquisition. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 308
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Foreign Language Study
Series Title: Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Georgetown Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: November 15, 2017
TCIN: 52943347
UPC: 9781626165106
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-7316
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