SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
 número49Nietzsche-Wagner: Preeminencia de la poesía en la obra de arte totalEl léxico del dialecto chileno: Diccionario de uso del español de Chile DUECh índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Estudios filológicos

versión impresa ISSN 0071-1713

Resumen

ROJAS, Darío. The name of the Spanish language according to Spanish-speaking subjects from Santiago de Chile. Estud. filol. [online]. 2012, n.49, pp. 127-136. ISSN 0071-1713.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0071-17132012000100008.

We show partial results of the project Linguistic Identity and Attitudes in Spanish-speaking Latin America, which reveal the preferences of Spanish-speaking subjects from Santiago de Chile regarding the name of their own language: español (Spanish), castellano (Castilian), and others. In order to collect the data we have applied a direct survey to 400 subjects from this city, grouped according to sex, age and socio-economic status. We deem normative prestige as the main factor explaining the answers of an important number of the interviewees. These say that they use mainly español (Spanish), while it is reasonable to assume that they use castellano (Castilian) in their vernacular speech, according to various sources.

Palabras clave : linguistic attitudes; Chilean Spanish; name of the language; español (Spanish); castellano (Castilian).

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · pdf en Español