Speech rhythm variation in dialects of Spanish : Applying the Pairwise Variability Index and Variation Coefficients to Peruvian Spanish

@inproceedings{ORourke2008SpeechRV,
  title={Speech rhythm variation in dialects of Spanish : Applying the Pairwise Variability Index and Variation Coefficients to Peruvian Spanish},
  author={Erin O’Rourke},
  year={2008}
}
Spanish rhythm has been traditionally classified as syllabletimed. Recent rhythm metrics have been employed to reconsider this typology in terms of differences in vocalic and consonantal variation. Several cross-dialectal studies have begun to uncover differences in rhythm within a given language. Yet research on differences in Spanish rhythm has not been conducted. In this paper, Peruvian Spanish is examined in order to observe possible differences in Spanish rhythm according to origin (Lima… CONTINUE READING