Different Spanish Dialects?

What spanish countries pronounce yo (I) like jo? I know colombia does but are there any other places that use this dialect?

gracias a todos :)

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  • granny
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    I first think of Argentina.

    Puerto Rico: "yo" is pronounced like the word "yonder"

    It is not a dialect, it's more like an accent, they pronounce words different.

    A dialect deals with vocabulary.

    Even within a country you will find regionalisms, colloquialisms, dialects, etc.

    But remember, this post is about pronunciations, accents

    Nice question! Thanks

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    The Y sound in ALL Spanish has more of a linguo-palatal fricative sound than in English.

    Yo is ALWAYS going to sound closer to the English JOE to English ears, than like Yo!

  • 9 years ago

    I know a lady who comes from Buenos Aires. She says "yo" like Joe, but that doesn't necessarily mean that all Argentinians do.

  • 9 years ago

    I guess... puerto rican, mexican, spanish, peruvian, chilean... accents. But there's a much greater difference between the south american and european spanish. So, I would say, in general, only two dialects.

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