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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

Alternative definition of the noun dialectology


  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 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 previewThe Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics (2012)

by José Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea, Erin O'Rourke

Spanish intonation dialectology is a promising area of growth that will contribute to other areas of study as well (e.g., sociolinguistics, language contact, and bilingualism). Coordinated efforts such as the work by Prieto and Roseano (2010 ) ...

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

Introduction Dialectology is the study of variation in the lexical and structural components of language. It is usually associated with the study of geographical variation, especially in rural areas, but there is much dialectological work today which ...

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 previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

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 previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

This fact, and the fact that unconscious changes are much more reducible to law than conscious ones, render the phonology of a language by far the surest and widest foundation for its dialectology, the importance of the sound-changes in this ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

[K dialectology + -erl.] One versed in or engaged in ...

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