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American regional dialects

a word geography

by Craig M. Carver

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dialects -- United States.,
  • Americanisms.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCraig M. Carver.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE2841
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 317p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21476504M
    ISBN 100472100769

    North American English regional phonology is the study of variations in the pronunciation of spoken North American English (English of the United States and Canada)—what are commonly known simply as "regional accents". Though studies of regional dialects can be based on multiple characteristics, often including characteristics that are phonemic (sound-based, focusing on major word.   If you live in the United States, you’re likely aware that there are a handful of regional accents across that great country of yours, many of which are immediately recognizable before even three words are strung together. We’ve found a map that details the boundaries of each of the major regional American dialects. Where do [ ].

    Regional vocabulary within American English varies. Below is a list of lexical differences in vocabulary that are generally associated with a region. A term featured on a list may or may not be found throughout the region concerned, and may or may not be recognized by speakers outside that region. Dialects are linguistic varieties that may differ in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling and the classification of varieties of English only in terms of pronunciation, see regional accents of English.. Dialects can be defined as "sub-forms of languages which are, in general, mutually comprehensible." English speakers from different countries and regions use a variety of different.

      How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk. for the New York Times who developed this quiz and has since written “Speaking American,” a visual exploration of American regional dialects. Author: WILSON ANDREWS.   Whoopensocker dictionary of American dialect completed after 50 years This article is more than 8 years old Collecting regional English from across the US, final volume of .


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American regional dialects by Craig M. Carver Download PDF EPUB FB2

American Dialects: Herman, Lewis, Herman, Marguerite Shalett: : by: 3. American Regional Dialects: A Word Geography by Craig M. Carver (Author)Cited by:   From the creator of the New York Times dialect quiz that ignited conversations about how and why we say the words we say, a stunning and delightful exploration of American language Did you know that your answers to just a handful of questions can reveal where you grew up.

In DecemberJosh Katz released an interactive dialect American regional dialects book in the New York Times that became the most viewed /5(). American Regional Dialects book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6).

American Regional Dialects: A Word Geography - Craig M. Carver - Google Books. This text describes the dialect areas of the United States. Focusing on some 2, dialect expressions, it traces cultural and historical forces that have shaped these speech regions and given them their characteristic vocabularies.

Edited by acclaimed linguist Walt Wolfram and Ben Ward, consultant editor of Language Magazine, this collection gives readers a new understanding of language diversity through an engaging look at regional, ethnic, and socio-cultural dialects such as African American, Chicano, Cajun, and Jewish English.5/5(2).

This book is an extremely useful introduction to the study of American dialects. Rather than considering the linguistic detail of individual dialects, it explains what dialects are and how they originate and develop. It begins with an overview of dialects in all languages, considering not only regional but social and ethnic dialects; it 4/4(1).

Arguably the most famous book written in American dialect is Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. After running away from his alcoholic father, Huck travels the great Mississippi River alongside an escaped slave named Jim. The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States.

Dialect Books Showing of Their Eyes Were Watching God (Paperback) by. Zora Neale Hurston (shelved 5 times as dialect) English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles [With CD] (Paperback) by.

Arthur Hughes. American regional dialects: a word geography. [Craig M Carver] -- This text describes the dialect areas of the United States. Focusing on some 2, dialect expressions, it traces cultural and historical forces that have shaped these speech regions and given them.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find American Regional Dialects: A Word Geography () by Craig M. Carver/5(5). How We Talk: American Regional English Today.

xvi + pages, with maps and illustrations. Houghton Mifflin, November $24 hardcover, $14 paperback. ISBNThis is a skookum book, not too spendy, aimed at a general audience but availing itself of y'all's (or you guys's) research on regional dialects.

Listen to accents and dialects of the United States for free from IDEA, the world's leading online archive of dialects and accents.

Web-Based Survey now completed A group of linguists had been gathering data on North American English dialects using a web-based survey. They asked for our help, and some of you helped with this survey.

This survey is now closed, with total responses in December A survey of more t people, turned into a series of maps, showcase the linguistic quirks that make American English such a fascinating dialect. 5 Regional Varieties of English Eliciting Regional Dialect Forms Mapping Regional Variants The Distribution of Dialect Forms Dialect Diffusion Perceptual Dialectology Region and Place Further Reading 6 Social Varieties of American English Social Status and Class   The New York Times' Josh Katz and Naomi Baron of American University discuss the origins of American regional dialects.

"‘Speaking American’: Regions, Accents and the Subtleties of. Social dialects such as AAE and Chicano English cross-cut the major regional dialects of America. Contact between English and other languages has contributed its share to the growth of American.

Southwestern: Mexican dialects of Spanish infuse Southwestern English, though the region is still what Delaney calls a melting pot of other dialects. Words like “patio” and “plaza” became. A Grammar of the Philadelphia Dialect Claudio R. Salvucci. The first in a series of titles concerning Mid-Atlantic speech, A Grammar of the Philadelphia Dialect is the most comprehensive study of that city's vernacular to squarely on linguistic research from the 's on, the book discusses pronunciation, grammatical usage, and concludes with two chapters on the history and.Get this from a library!

American regional dialects: a word geography. [Craig M Carver] -- "Focusing on some 2, dialect expressions, [this book] traces cultural and historical forces that have shaped these speech regions and given them their characteristic vocabularies."--Cover.All-American Dialects Health Professions Institute e-PERSPECTIVES,September See Order Form for Books by Richard Lederer, page Health Professions Institute e-PERSPECTIVES,September File Size: 69KB.