Handbook of the
International Phonetic Association


South American Spanish - Buenos Aires

  by Klaus Kohler

based on the IPA Illustration of Spanish, including Buenos Aires,
by Eugenio Martinez-Celdrán, Ana Ma. Fernández-Planas,Josefina Carrera-Sabaté JIPA 33 (2003)
and the recordings of the words and the text by a male speaker from Buenos Aires,
a lecturer in the Romance Languages Department of Kiel University







Please choose one of the underlined words.


The words discussed under Conventions in the IPA Illustration of Castalian Spanish
by Eugenio Martinez-Celdrán et al were recorded by the Buenos Aires speaker,
and the adjusted Conventions are summarized in the Table below.

Please click on the filled boxes to listen to words in them.

Narrative: Transcriptions / Orthographic text

Broad transcription as provided by Jones & Dahl (1944), included in the IPA Illustration of Spanish
by Eugenio Martinez-Celdrán et al JIPA 33 (2003).

It does not always correspond faithfully to the actual pronunciation
in a recording by a male speaker from Buenos Aires made 65 years later.
But it gives the user a good reference for making corrections.

Please use left mouse button to listen to one of the marked passages
of the broad transcription above.
Click on the orthographic text to listen to the complete recording.

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