I like watching videos to learn and I used to watch a show from Spain but the Spanish in this video (http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VPGo3t5qTZ4) seems different somehow. What kind is it? And, is this dialect particular to a country?


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It is not a dialect. It is Spanish with mexican accent. It seems to be an episode of a Mexican TV show.

  • So, it uses the same vocabulary as Spain? Some words sound different than a show in Madrid I watched. They use different words for general stuff like goodbye etc. I think..
    – verve
    Mar 22, 2014 at 14:56
  • @verve no, it doesn't. For instance, vale is mostly used in Spain, as are lots of other terms.
    – c.p.
    Mar 22, 2014 at 16:42
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    It's the same as other languanges, for example english, you can note diferences between usa, jamaica, australia, brithish, etc Mar 22, 2014 at 18:23
  • Do Madrid and Mexico pronounce the same words differently though?
    – verve
    Mar 23, 2014 at 20:27
  • @verve Different countries pronounce different phonemes differently. For example, in most of Central and South America, as far as I know, the "soft" C sound (not the K sound) is pronounced as if it were an "S". For example, for the word "cocido" a spaniard would say something like "kozido", whereas a mexican would pronounce "kosido". Did I explain that somewhat properly?
    – pHonta
    Mar 24, 2014 at 0:50

It's Mexican Spanish. It's no more a dialect than Irish English or Swedish German. If you want to know more, Wikipedia has excellent articles on regional variations of spanish. I'm particularly fond of this one.

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