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Definition of the noun dialectology

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noun - plural: dialectologies

  1. the branch of philology that is devoted to the study of dialects

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noun

  1. the study of dialects

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Google previewHistorical Linguistics 2005 (2007)

Selected papers from the 17th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Madison, Wisconsin, 31 July - 5 August 2005 by Joseph C. Salmons, Shannon Dubenion-Smith

A salient feature of Aramaic that should be discussed in light of advances in Aramaic dialectology is the morphology of infinitival forms. The comprehensive treatment by Sola-Solé (1961: 127—154) and the short sketch by Boyarin ...

Google previewAnalysing Variation in English (2011)

by Warren Maguire, April McMahon

Introduction Perceptual dialectology is a discipline that investigates what language users themselves think and believe about language. It explores where people believe dialect areas to exist, and the geographical extent of these areas, ...

Google previewThe Linguistics Encyclopedia (2002)

by Kirsten Malmkjær

Dialectology Introduction Dialectology is the study of dialects - both descriptive and theoretical - and those engaged in this study are known as dia- lectologists. Interpreting the term 'dialect' broadly to mean 'variety of language' (but see below ) ...

Google previewDie slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 2 (2014)

by Sebastian Kempgen

Although dialectology is an outstanding linguistic branch in Slovenia, only few regional dictionaries have been compiled.

Google previewLanguage Variation And Change In A Modernising Arab State: The Case Of Bahrain (2013)

by Holes

A second problem with traditional Arabic dialectology is the assumption that the ' most dialectal' forms are to be found amongst the oldest and least educated members of a community, and indeed, the assumption that there is a stable set of ...

Google previewOrbis (1994)

Supplementa by Emma Vorlat, Keith Carlon, Kristin Davidse

Synchronic variation and linguistic change It has often been claimed that dialectology is a thing of the past; after all, the old, monolingual rustic has died out and what the dialectologist is left with these days is a mixture of dialectal and standard ...

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

D Dialectology Introduction Dialectology is the study of variation in 126 Critical discourse analysis.

Google previewNorth East Arabian Dialects Mono (2013)

by Ingham,

Arabic dialectology is an important branch of Arabic linguistics. The interest in Arabic dialects is not a new phenomenon, in fact it goes back to the early stages of Arabic studies. This interest, though limited in scope and confined to certain ...

Google previewCorpus Linguistics (2001)

An Introduction by Tony McEnery, Andrew Wilson

Dialectology is a firmly empirical field of linguistics but has tended to concentrate on elicitation experiments and less controlled sampling rather than using corpora . The disadvantage of this approach is that elicitation experiments tend to ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

The geographic diffusion of differing forms and varieties and the search for specific dialectal regions represent areas of interest pursued by dialect geography (often understood and used as a synonym for 'dialectology' (=> dialect mapping and ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

The systematic study of all forms of dialect, but especially regional dialect, is called dialectology, also 'linguistic geography' or dialect geography. Traditional dialectology studies commenced in the late nineteenth century, and have taken the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Language (2002)

by N.E. Collinge

,of regional dialectology,andof the Labovparadigm, isnot new in itself. However, the ' laws' ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of English Language Studies (2012)

by Michael Pearce

Dialectology The academic discipline concerned with the study of dialect and dialects. Traditionally, dialectology focused on regional variation. The nineteenth- century dialectologists, such as Georg Wenker in Germany and Jules Gilliéron in ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics (2000)

by Robert Lawrence Trask

DIALECTOLOGY 91 Hetzron's (19SO) argument that the Afro-Asiatic languages show extensive evidence of dialect mixing. The term dialect interference is now preferred. An extreme form of dialect mixing is endohybridization. See Trudgill ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

by William J. Frawley

Traditional dialectology has also established precise scientific methods for identifying and describing the variability which is recognized as an essential attribute of language. It has contributed to historical linguistics by showing that inherent ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Language (2001)

by David Crystal

dialectology or through it. For example, in a phonetic transcription, the use of a small circle under a symhol indicates that the sound in question has heen devoiced. In an alphahet, a diacritic used ahove a symhol is usually referred to as an ...

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