Sintagma (Jan 2009)

La variación social de s y z como consecuencia de la inmigración rural en Granada

  • Elisabeth Melguizo Moreno

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 21
pp. 71 – 89


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This article presents a comparative sociolinguistic study of three possible realisations of a phonological pair (ceceo, seseo and /s/ - // distinction) in two speech communities of the province of Granada: one consists of speakers born and resident in the city of Pinos Puente and the other is formed by people from such city who have definitely settled in the province capital city. Granada. In addition, the factors that condition the complex process of speech accommodation experienced by such speakers experiment will be discussed.