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IMPORTANCIA ECONÓMICA DE LAS CARACTERÍSTICAS FONÉTICAS DEL IDIOMA ESPAÑOL (By Germán Coloma)

importancia_economica_de_las_caracteristicas.pdf

"This paper tries to quantify economically the importance of five phonetic characteristics (seseo, yeismo, /s/-aspiration, rehilamiento, and /x/-aspiration) whose presence or absence allows to distinguish among ten regional varieties of Spanish. To do that we perform an analysis of the extension of those characteristics and we estimate which of them correspond to the "average speaker" of Spanish, which end up beaing identical to the ones of the so-called: "Mexican-Central American Spanish" Through estimations of per capita income, however, we find that the charactetistic associated with a higher income level is the absence of seseo, typical of the Northern Peninsular Spanish..."

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