Spanish in Contact with Quechua

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9781405195003
StatePublished - Apr 20 2011


  • Colonial period, indigenous-language speakers - learning spanish for instrumental functions
  • Features of andean spanish - those distinguishing dialect from other varieties of spanish
  • First centuries of colonial period - spanish administration, using quechua as lingua franca for political objectives
  • Lexical borrowing and code-switching - in contact situations, and cultural borrowings
  • Linguistic features - of andean spanish
  • Macro-sociolinguistic factors - and unesco's 2003 document, language vitality and endangerment
  • Phonological characteristics of andean spanish - features, distinguishing this dialect from others in spanish
  • Social ecology of contact situation - macro- and micro-sociolinguistic factors, defining contact
  • Spanish in contact - spanish in contact with quechua

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences
  • General Arts and Humanities

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