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Preguntas relacionadas con los distintos dialectos o variantes del Español en distintas zonas geográficas (Europa, América Latina, Filipinas, etc.) Questions about variations of Spanish according to different dialects or geographic areas

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pronunciation of final n as [ŋ]

I've heard the 'n' in "Me llaman Carlos" voiced as [ŋ] (the "ng" sound in English). Is it ever correct to voice it as "Me ʝaman kaɾlos"? Under what circumstances is 'n' voiced as [ŋ] versus [n]?
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Cempasúchitl vs maravilla

I was reading about the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico and learned that the yellow marigold flower is a central theme in its celebrations. And I also read that it's traditionally called by its ...
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Spanish dialects within Mexico

I am really curious to find out what specific features define the Spanish spoken in various parts of Mexico. Maybe not every single state but a more or less broad classification of Mexican dialects. I ...
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¿Qué dice el gaucho típico?

Un estudiante mío quiere saber cómo se dice "yeehaw," una expresión común entre los vaqueros norteamericanos. ¿Hay un grito similar para los gauchos?
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Which dialects conjugate "nosotros" differently in the indicative present and preterite (-ar verbs)?

In standard Spanish, the indicative present and preterite are conjugated identically for nosotros in -ar (and -ir) verbs: Hablamos - We speak Hablamos - We spoke However in many closely related ...
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How exactly is the letter "s" pronounced in Spain when NOT lisped? [duplicate]

Note: I am not asking about about seseo vs distinción, /s/ vs /θ/, or how "ce/ci/z" is pronounced in Spain vs Latin America. This question is about the letter s and the sound /s/, as in ser, español, ...
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Translating "by the time"

Consider the following translation: Hasta que tomé la píldora no se me quitó el dolor. Until I took the pill, the pain did not go away. Now, this Wikipedia article on Mexican Spanish says the ...
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What Spanish dialect is used for dubbing international films/shows?

When dubbing foreign movies or TV shows in Spanish for an international audience, what dialect or variety of Spanish is typically used? Does it vary, or is there a particular variant that's considered ...
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Best way to tell the difference between the different 'flavours' of Spanish

Having just recently taken up Spanish and connecting with lots of people from Spanish speaking countries lately (as is the case when you are in blockchain/cryptocurrency circles), I find myself not ...
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¿Tiene la palabra "sanata" uso fuera del español rioplatense?

Según un sitio en internet, "sanata" es una palabra de origen argentino que se usa en Argentina y Uruguay (dialecto español rioplatense). ¿Tiene esta palabra uso fuera de estos países? ¿Puedes ...
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Pronunciation differences of loanwords

The letter "c" (before "e"/"i") is generally pronounced as [θ] in Castilian Spanish, and [s] in Andalusian/"Latin American" Spanish. Likewise "j" (and ...
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¿Qué lema es este?

Estaba escuchando "Andalucía nuestra" (sáb., 20 feb 2021). Al final de la entrevista, el alcalde de Algar (Cádiz) dice, "Y termino por un lema..." (35:48). Pero, no lo oí ...
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What are exactly the "criterios de corrección idiomática"?

I'm confused about the definition of the following criteria which is used in "construcción textual". Ilación Brevedad Adecuación Coherencia Cohesión What exactly are they and how do they ...
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Origen de la frase "se lo lleva el que lo trajo" y países de uso

Oyendo por enésima vez Florentino y el diablo, un joropo basado en un (interesante) poema de Alberto Torrealba, caía en cuenta de un verso en el que uno de los protagonistas le menciona al otro: (.....
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The laminal and apical sibilants in Spanish: Where can I get some good recordings? [duplicate]

Primero mi pregunta en español: Los sibilantes laminales y apicales en español: ¿Dónde puedo conseguir algunas buenas grabaciones? Details in English: I've been a student of Spanish for some time ...
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¿Hay algún acento español en el mundo en el que distingan la "b" de la "v"? [duplicate]

Me refiero a un acento que tenga todo el mundo de una región, sin contar a gente particular que la distinga por influencia extranjera.
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Why does Colombian sound so different from Mexican?

I don't speak Spanish, but I noticed that Colombian Spanish (as in the TV series "Narcos") and Mexican Spanish sound very different (like Japanese and Chinese). I doubt that I notice any subtle ...
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Spanish for "goat" [closed]

I have come across the following translations: chivo cabra cordero carnero oveja I am positive they cannot all be exactly the same thing. Can someone please help me understand ...
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"Verja" vs "cancela"

Dictionary says both mean "gate". I want to know if there is any finer difference between the two, especially regional ones. What's the word you use for gate in your regions? More specifically I would ...
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reflexive vs normal form of "movement" verbs in Latin America and Spain

I red from one linguist that for verbs of movement (entrar, venir) reflexive form (entrarse) is preferred in Latin America in comparison with usual form (entrar) in Spain. But actually I didn't ...
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¿Por qué tan poco estudio sobre las vocales del español puertorriqueño?

Muchos de los fenómenos consonánticos del español puertorriqueño se saben (como la lenición de /s/ y /n/ finales, lateralización o lenición de la rótica implosiva, uvularización de /r/ y otros), pero ...
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Review of article "Why you shouldn't learn Spanish in Argentina" [closed]

Could you please comment on the short article written here? https://ordinarytraveler.com/why-you-shouldn-t-learn-spanish-in-argentina It is not that I am planning to go to Argentina to study Spanish....

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