List of John Benjamins publications for which Iraida Galarza plays a role.
Chapter 5. The emergence of sound change in two varieties of Spanish: A usage-based analysis of variable trill /r/ production in Caracas, Venezuela, and Caguas, Puerto Rico Innovative Approaches to Research in Hispanic Linguistics: Regional, diachronic, and learner profile variation, Fernández Cuenca, Sara, Tiffany Judy and Lauren Miller (eds.), pp. 106–129 | Chapter2023
We examine social and linguistic factors, including lexical frequency, that influence variable production of the alveolar rhotic trill in Caracas, Venezuela, and the region surrounding Caguas, Puerto Rico. Two categories of rhotic productions are established: non-innovative trills with two or… read more
Chapter 6. Complex attitudes towards two sociolinguistic variables and their social meanings: Providing evidence from production and perception data in a speech community Aspects of Latin American Spanish Dialectology: In honor of Terrell A. Morgan, Díaz-Campos, Manuel and Sandro Sessarego (eds.), pp. 125–154 | Chapter2021
This study considers attitudes about variable production of coda /?/ and syllable-initial /r/ in Puerto Rico. Two actors produced typical Puerto Rican allophonic variants of coda /?/ and syllable-initial /r/. Indirect attitudes of sixteen urban speakers were measured through a matched-guise task,… read more
Sociolinguistic implications on perception: The case of the posterior /r/ in Puerto Rican Spanish Inquiries in Hispanic Linguistics: From theory to empirical evidence, Cuza, Alejandro, Lori Czerwionka and Daniel Olson (eds.), pp. 241–262 | Article2016
This investigation examined the interplay of sociolinguistic and phonetic factors on the perception of the posterior /r/ in Puerto Rican Spanish. Delgado-Díaz and Galarza (2015) previously found that the contrast between the posterior /r/ and /h/ tends to be lost in post-pausal position and… read more