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  Andalusian dialect
The Andalusian dialect of European Spanish is spoken in Andalusia.
There is not a unified dialect inside Andalusia.
Andalusia is the most populated region of Spain and there are other regions which have very similar dialects to the Andalusian such as Extremadura, Murcia or Canary Islands.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/an/andalusian_dialect.html   (217 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Spanish Language
Arabic and a related dialect called Mozarabic came to be widely spoken in Islamic Spain except in a few remote Christian kingdoms in the north such as Asturias, where Vulgar Latin survived.
The Castilian dialect of Spanish gained wider acceptance during the reign of the Catholic monarchs Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragón, who completed the reconquest of Spain in 1492 by pushing the Moors from their last stronghold in the southern city of Granada.
The most noteworthy was Andalusian, a dialect spoken in the southern city of Seville in the Andalucía region.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557681_2/Spanish_Language.html   (1588 words)

  
 DR1 Forums - What language is spoken in the DR?
The modern dialects of Spanish all trace themselves back to ultimately to the Late Latin spoken in Spain, which began to be recognizably distinct around the 8th or 9th c”.
DIALECT-A regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary, especially a variety of speech differing from the standard literary language or speech pattern of the culture in which it exists.
Catalan, Galician and Castilian are not Dialects of Spanish, that is nonsense.
www.dr1.com /forums/printthread.php?t=36909&pp=40   (3663 words)

  
 Andalusian Spanish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Andalusian dialects (also called Andaluz) of European Spanish are spoken in Andalusia.
The dialect can change from province to province, at the same time there may be big differences inside each province between the rural areas and the capital.
To understand how an Andalusian tells 'la casa' from 'las casas', think of the difference in French between 'de' and 'des'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Andalusian_Spanish   (254 words)

  
 Castilian Spanish and the History of Spanish Language
The term “Castilian Spanish” could be used in three different ways: as the Spanish dialect for the region of Castilla in Spain, as the Spanish spoken in Spain or as the neutral Spanish understood in all Spanish-speaking countries.
The history of the Spanish language in Spain and the origin of the dialects of Spain begin with the linguistic evolution of Vulgar Latin.
Castilian Spanish and Andalusian dialects emerged in the Iberian Peninsula (Hispania) during the middle ages.
www.trustedtranslations.com /castilian_spanish.asp   (1347 words)

  
 Ethnologue: Spain
The Iberian base for Calo is regional dialects, where the overlap is not distinct between Spanish and Portuguese.
The standard dialect is a literary composite which no one speaks, based on several dialects.
Pallarese and Ribogorçan dialects are less similar to standard Catalan, speakers have less education, less contact with the standard, and live in high valleys of the Pyrenees.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Spai.html   (1819 words)

  
 LINGUIST List 12.1545: Penny, Variation and Change in Spanish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Penny presents the idea that the only difference between the concepts of dialect and language is a 'degree of difference' and not a 'difference of kind' because dialects can eventually become languages and over time languages fragment into dialects forming different variations.
The Northern dialect continuum stretched across the northern third of the Peninsula and varieties of this move south were subjected to dialect contact and dialect mixing with other northern dialects and Mozarabic varieties.
Therefore the linguistic development in Spanish America was a dialect mixing based on the origins of the settlers and the extent to which the Seville norm was checked by the Madrid norm.
www.ling.ed.ac.uk /linguist/issues/12/12-1545.html   (1510 words)

  
 Spanish Translation: Software English to Spanish and Spanish to English Translator
Dialect usually applies to the vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation characteristic of specific geographic localities or social classes.
The differences in dialects are less in the written text than they are in the spoken language.
Overall the differences between the Spanish dialects of Europe and Latin America with reference to pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar are relatively minor so if you translate with the software usually a person that speaks the language can understand the minor differences.
translationsoftware4u.com /spanish/spanish-dialects.shtml   (782 words)

  
 Basque Influence in French | Antimoon Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For example, Fuente "fountain" is pronounced as hwen-ta in some Andalusian dialects but fwen-te in northern Castile which is closer to the Basque speaking region.
Spanish "juerga" sounds as "huerga" in Andalusians dialects, with a strong aspirated "h", which is actually where the typical modern Spanish "j" comes from.
Basque related dialects were still spoken in all the Pyrennees mountain range, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, in the early Middle Ages.
www.antimoon.com /forum/posts/6155.htm   (1794 words)

  
 CHAPTER IV
At the present day the gipsies have almost as many dialects as there are separate hordes of their race.
A comparison of the dialect of the German gipsies with that used by the Spanish gipsies, who have held no communication with each other for several centuries, reveals the existence of a great number of words common to both.
The preterite of the German dialect is formed by adding /ium/ to the imperative, which is always the root of the verb.
www.globusz.com /ebooks/Carmen/00000014.htm   (2275 words)

  
 The Hispano (al-Andalusian) - Arabic Poetry and Its
The choice of my topic has two reasons: the Andalusian Arabic poetry was the most ardent exponent of the best aspects of the Islamic culture, comparable only to the Islamic architecture the Spanish symbol of which is the mosque of Cordoba.
The second reason is the fact   that the Arabs and Berbers by their conquest of the fertile and wealthy   south of Spain in the 7th century established   cultural, social and commercial contacts with the autochtonous population.The result was the influence of the Islamic civilisation, especially of the poetry.
The fact that the first genre was written in classical   Arabic and the second one in dialect, is a proof of the development of the bilinguism.
www.geocities.com /giselaburger/anda.htm   (1148 words)

  
 khaliddziri
Andalusian music is characterised by a complicated musical structure.
It is extremely complicated in musical structure, and its lyrics are characterised by the strict use of the Andalusian dialect or classical Arabic.
Main instruments used are the tar, a form of tambourine; sometimes the darbuqa, a funnel-shaped drum made of clay; and three types of stringed instruments - the rebab, the kemanjah (a violin) and the 'oud (a lute).
www3.sympatico.ca /khalid.dziri/anglais/Music.htm   (939 words)

  
 Andalusia
It has a population around of 9 million (2001) and an area of 87,595 km².
The Spanish spoken in the Americas is largely descended from the Andalusian dialect[?] of Castilian Spanish.
A lot of Moorish remains are found in Eastern Andalusia, because it was the last stronghold of the Moors before they were expelled from Europe in 1492.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/an/Andalusia.html   (126 words)

  
 Andalusian
Andalusian Andalusian Referring to Andalusia A type of horse: see Andalusian horse This is a disambiguation page; that i...
Andalusians have been used for all manner of riding horses, and were the...
Portrait of Lozana: The Lusty Andalusian Woman The Portrait of Lozana: The Lusty Andalusian Woman (original title in Spa...
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/andalusian.html   (69 words)

  
 Jornadas Histórico Culturales - Cultura y Turismo - Ayuntamiento de Estepa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In this way, the linguistic consciousness of people from Andalusia and the valuation that is done on their idiomatic uses, both inside and outside the region, will be free of any kinds of damaging prejudice.
II Conferences on the Andalusia Dialect: the Spanish language spoken in Andalusia.
III Conferences on the Andalusia Dialect: Diversity and homogeneity of the Andalusian language.
www.estepa.com /ing/cultura/cult3.htm   (758 words)

  
 Andalucia. Who is Andalucia? What is Andalucia? Where is Andalucia? Definition of Andalucia. Meaning of Andalucia.
Located in the south of the country, Andalusia it is bounded on the north by Extremadura and Castile-La Mancha, on the east by Murcia, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea and Gibraltar, and on the west by Portugal.
The Spanish spoken in the Americas is largely descended from the Andalusian dialect of Castilian Spanish due to the role played by Sevilla as the gateway to Spain's American colonies in the 16th and 17th centuries.
A lot of Moorish architecture is found in Andalusia, because it was the last stronghold of the Moors before they were expelled from Europe in 1492.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Andalucia   (206 words)

  
 Musics of Algeria: Selected Recordings [MESA Bulletin, July 1995]
When listening to Andalusian music, it is well worth trying to pick out the distinctive deep “growling” of the rabaab, symbol of the old repertoire, which provides a basso continuo foundation for the music.
These later developments in the Andalusian tradition were then further supplemented by local traditions that were composed in increasingly colloquial language though utilizing meters and musical elements of the older tradition.
The Andalusian tradition of the capital city Algiers can be found on a series of LPs entitled “Min turaathnaa al-thaqaafii” produced by the Entreprise nationale de radiodifusion (Unité de disques Eucalyptus).
w3fp.arizona.edu /mesassoc/Bulletin/reynolds.htm   (2151 words)

  
 Andalusian Spanish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Similarly, Andalusian varieties of Spanish are unlikely to have been heavily influenced by either Arabic or Mozarabic, the vernacular descendant of Latin spoken in Islamic Spain.
On the contrary, in fact, as late medieval commentators appear in some cases to have regarded Andalusian speech as model of correct pronunciation.
The great dialect divergence that gave rise to the Castilian–Andalusian linguistic dichotomy appears to have begun during the 15th century.
www.staff.ncl.ac.uk /i.e.mackenzie/andalusi.htm   (932 words)

  
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It was suggested that a good follow up to the study in the paper would be a perception study were speakers of Eastern Andalusian Spanish are asked to identify tokens of type kaspa vs kasta.
Here Kathleen noted that if she were to repeat the analysis she would pay closer attention to spelling as well as lexical considerations instead of positing underlying forms for the relevant tokens.
Such consonantal weakening in coda position is related to the aspiration of /s/ across Spanish dialects which typically affects the plural morpheme s: las mesas > lah mesah.
www.ling.ohio-state.edu /~mbeckman/801/GerfenHall.txt   (2268 words)

  
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Unlike any dialect of Latin American Spanish or of Philippine Creole Spanish, contemporary Philippine Spanish exhibits the voiceless dental fricative phoneme / T / (written z or, before e and i, as c), used in accordance with Spanish etymology and the norms of contemporary Castilian speech, although occasional discrepancies are observable.
Moreove r, although Zamboangueño is definitively a creole, as are the remaining Chabacano dialects, its inevitable and undiluted origin in the Manila Bay Chabacano dialects is not a foregone conclusion.
Also instructive of the existence of Chabacano dialects in Zamboanga and elsewhere, and of the awareness of such varieties by outsiders, are obser vers’lists of languages spoken in each area of the Philippines.
filipinokastila.tripod.com /chaba12.html   (8899 words)

  
 [No title]
Now the Chavacano dialect coming from Tenante (Moluccas), the city transplanted to the new Ternate near Cavite, were added the Andalucian influences plus all the new words taken from America.
As we accept that chavacano is a criolle dialect, we depart from the idea of a spurious Spanish concoction to be ashamed of.
The preservation of this unique dialect calls then for a critical compilation of its vocabulary with the support and approval of the concerned authorities of the City.
filipinokastila.tripod.com /chaba6.html   (7784 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Andalusia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Al-Andalus is the Arabic name given the Iberian Peninsula by its Muslim conquerors; it refers to both the Caliphate proper and the general period of Muslim rule (711–1492).
The Spanish spoken in the Americas is largely descended from the Andalusian dialect of Castilian Spanish due to the role played by Seville as the gateway to Spain's American territories in the 16th and 17th centuries.
The Americas refers collectively to North and South America, as a relatively recent and less ambiguous alternative to the name America, which may refer to either the Americas (typically in languages other than English, where it is often considered a single continent) or to the United States (in English and...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Andalusia   (2304 words)

  
 Music, Dance and Drama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
lt is extremely complicated in musical structure, and its lyrics are characterized by the strict use of the Andalusian dialect or classical Arabic and by the construction of verse in the style of classical poetry.
Andalusian music is given regular performances by several orchestras, among them the National Broadcast Orchestra and the concert orchestras of Fes, Marrakech, and Casablanca.
Since independence the Association of Andalusian Music in Casablanca has attempted to preserve examples of this music, collecting and writing down the melodies and words, which have been transmitted largely by ear.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Country_Specific/Morco_music.html   (523 words)

  
 Perhaps no other dialect zone of Spain has received as much attention--from scholars and in the popular press--as ...
Studies of Andalusian Spanish phonetics and phonology include Carbonero (1982b, 1982c), Lamíquiz (1982), The following features are most commonly associated with Andalusian Spanish, although as will be seen, there is considerable variation within the Andalusian dialect complex.
Although the statement that syllable- and word-final /s/ in Andalusian Spanish is weak and tends to aspirate and disappear is accurate for the entire region, there are many nuances of this phenomenon, distributed regionally, socially, and idiosyncratically, which merit additional attention.
Theoretical analysis of Andalusian vowel harmony within non-linear autosegmental or metrical models were commonplace in the late 1970's and early 1980's (e.g.
www.personal.psu.edu /faculty/j/m/jml34/Andalusia.htm   (7561 words)

  
 The Melhun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Qassida however preserved the division of the text in stanzas as in the Andalusian song: the verse (ghson: connect or branch) can include from eight to sixteen verses, a short refrain (harba: launch) offers an alternation which makes it possible to break the monotony of the musical discourse of the Melhoun song.
The qassîda ( laqsida in Moroccan dialect) of the Melhun is based on two essential elements: the overtures preceding it and the parts of which it is composed.
An instrumental prelude ( taqsîm) in free rhythm, played solo on the Ûd or violin must be played before the entry of the orchestra which then plays a song belonging to one of the three recognised forms: the sarrâba, the mawwâl or the tamwila.
www.mincom.gov.ma /english/gallery/music/melhun.html   (1462 words)

  
 spanish dialect - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
The result is a literary dialect, defined by Sumner...Jim uses a made-up dialect.(5) In a Spanish version of George...
By avoiding ridicule of the dialect as "bad" or "sloppy" or "slang," the plan aims at inspiring...impression that fl childrens speech was a separate language, as Spanish and English are separate languages.
A string of pubs...chattering in the local Catalan dialect, but their uniforms include...Cuitadella is majestic and regally Spanish, quite a contrast from the...islands focal point for its royal Spanish heritage.
www.questia.com /search/spanish-dialect   (1488 words)

  
 Arachne @ Rutgers - Volume 2, Number 1 - The Role of the City in the Formation of Spanish American Dialect Zones
Modern Andalusian Spanish is characterized by the extreme reduction of syllable-final consonants, leading to massive elision of preconsonantal and word-final /s/, as well as regular loss of word-final /l/ and /r/.
Models of dialect formation which limit the formative period to the first half or even full century of colonial settlement are unrealistic, for incontrovertible evidence exists that linguistic cross-fertilization between Spain and Latin America extended over several centuries.
During the time when the foundations for Latin American dialects were laid, the major cities and towns were a tiny fraction of their present size, and models of language change unthinkable today were viable options in past centuries.
arachne.rutgers.edu /vol2_1lipski.htm   (7951 words)

  
 Western Washington University
dialect - a term used to denote a language variety that is viewed as a regional or social variant of a language
dialect continuum - also called dialect chain, it is a line of dialects; speakers living near each other on the chain can understand their dialects, but individuals living far apart will have greater difficulty, and indeed entirely different languages may be spoken; there are Dutch-German, French-Italian, and Spanish-Galician-Portuguese dialect chains, among many others
dialect geography - the study of the geographical or spatial distribution of linguistic variants
www.ac.wwu.edu /~sngynan/slx2.html   (669 words)

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