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Author Orozco, Rafael, 1959-
Title Spanish in Colombia and New York City : language contact meets dialectal convergence / Rafael Orozco.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2018]

Author Orozco, Rafael, 1959-
Series Impact: studies in language and society ; volume 46
Impact, studies in language and society ; 46.
Subject Spanish language -- Variation.
Spanish language -- Dialects -- Colombia.
Spanish language -- Dialects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Linguistic change -- Colombia.
Linguistic change -- New York (State) -- New York.
Languages in contact -- New York (State) -- New York.
Indians of South America -- Languages -- Social aspects.
Sociolinguistics -- Comparative method.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Spanish in Colombia and New York City; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; About the author; Preface; Introduction; 1.1 Preliminary remarks; 1.2 Colombian Spanish; 1.2.1 Colombian dialectology; 1.2.2 Sociolinguistic variation; 1.3 Spanish in New York City; 1.4 Methodology; 1.4.1 The speech communities; Barranquilla; The New York Colombian community; 1.4.2 Data: The corpora and the speakers; 1.4.3 Hypotheses and research questions; 1.5 Scope of the volume; The expression of futurity; 2.1 The expression of futurity in Spanish.
2.1.1 The morphological future (MF)2.1.2 The simple present (SP) or futurate present; 2.1.3 The periphrastic future (PF); 2.1.4 The future around the world; 2.2 Methodology; 2.2.1 Research questions and hypotheses; 2.2.2 Predictors examined; 2.2.3 The envelope of variation and the analysis; 2.3 Distribution of variants; 2.4 Internal conditioning effects; 2.4.1 Clause-level predictors; Clause length; Clause type; Temporal distance; 2.4.2 Subject-level predictors; Grammatical number of the subject; 2.4.3 Predicate-level predictors; Verb transitivity; Adverbial specification.
Length of MF inflection2.5 Discussion; 2.6 Conclusion; The expression of nominal possession; 3.1 The Spanish nominal possessive; 3.2 Methodology; 3.2.1 Research questions and hypotheses; 3.2.2 Predictors examined; 3.2.3 The envelope of possessive variation and the analysis; 3.3 Distribution of possessive variants; 3.4 Internal conditioning effects on the possessive; 3.4.1 Clause-level predictors; Length of the clause containing the possessive (clause length); Distance between the referent and the possessive; 3.4.2 Subject-level predictors; Location of the possessive; Type of subject.
3.4.3 Genitive NP-level predictorsPresence of adjectives in the genitive NP; Grammatical gender and number of the possessee; Grammatical person, number, and animacy of the possessor; Semantic category of the possessed noun; 3.5 Discussion; 3.6 Conclusion; Variable subject personal pronoun expression; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Methodology; 4.2.1 Research questions and hypotheses; 4.2.2 Predictors examined; 4.2.3 The envelope of SPE variation and the analysis; 4.3 Distribution of overt and null subjects; 4.4 Linguistic conditioning on pronominal usage; 4.4.1 Clause-related predictors; Clause type.
4.4.2 Subject-related predictorsPriming; Switch reference; Grammatical person and number of the subject; 4.4.3 Verb-related predictors; Verbal tense, mood & aspect (TMA); Lexical content of verb; Verb type; Another take at the effects of the verb on SPE; 4.5 Discussion; 4.6 Conclusion; Effects of social predictors; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Methodology; 5.2.1 Research questions and hypotheses; 5.2.2 Predictors explored; Conversation conditions; Educational attainment; Socioeconomic status; Speakerâ#x80;#x99;s age; Gender; Arrival age; Length of US residency (LOR); Linguistic competence/repertoire.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 28, 2018).
ISBN 9789027264398 (electronic book)
9027264392 (electronic book)
9789027200372 (hardcover)
OCLC # 1019845156
Additional Format Print version: Orozco, Rafael, 1959- Spanish in Colombia and New York City. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2018] 9789027200372 (DLC) 2017052502 (OCoLC)1007747788

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