Iraida Galarza

List of John Benjamins publications for which Iraida Galarza plays a role.


Pollock, Matthew, Gibran Delgado-Díaz, Iraida Galarza, Manuel Díaz-Campos and Erik W. Willis 2023 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 RicoInnovative Approaches to Research in Hispanic Linguistics: Regional, diachronic, and learner profile variation, Fernández Cuenca, Sara, Tiffany Judy and Lauren Miller (eds.), pp. 106–129 | Chapter
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
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
Delgado-Díaz, Gibran and Iraida Galarza 2016 Sociolinguistic implications on perception: The case of the posterior /r/ in Puerto Rican SpanishInquiries in Hispanic Linguistics: From theory to empirical evidence, Cuza, Alejandro, Lori Czerwionka and Daniel Olson (eds.), pp. 241–262 | Article
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