Argentine Spanish

  title={Argentine Spanish},
  author={Germ{\'a}n Colom{\'a}},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={243 - 250}
  • Germán Colomá
  • Published 13 July 2017
  • Linguistics, Political Science
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Although Spanish is a relatively unified language, in the sense that people from very distant locations manage to understand each other well, there are several phonetic phenomena that distinguish geographically separated varieties. The total number of native speakers of Spanish is above 400 million, and roughly 10% of them live in Argentina (Instituto Cervantes 2014). The accent described below corresponds to formal Spanish spoken in Buenos Aires, and the main allophones are indicated by… 

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