Lallation

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A lallation (also called cambia-letras or troca-letra, "letter changer", in Latin American countries) is an imperfect enunciation of the letter "L", in which it sounds like "R" (or vice-versa),as frequently found in infantile speech.

The speech pattern has been particularly associated with the use of the Portuguese, Spanish and English languages by Chinese,[1] Korean,[2] and Japanese people.[3] The use of lallation has thus been a common feature of Western stereotypes of East Asian people.

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