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Definition of the noun dialectology

What does dialectology mean as a name of something?

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 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 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 previewThe Higher Functional Field

by Cecilia Poletto

Why microvariation may be useful in improving our knowledge of syntax has already been mentioned: dialectology is a privileged field for testing whether our hypotheses about the interplay between UG and variation are correct. Nevertheless ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Language (2002)

by N.E. Collinge

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

Dialectology Over a century before sociolinguistics became recognized as a field, linguists in Europe were researching language variation in dialectol-ogy studies. Work in this area continues to the present. The focus of this research ...

Google previewThe Pragmatics Encyclopedia (2010)

by Louise Cummings

'Pragmatics meets dialectology: investigating regional variation in languageuse',paper presentedatthe InternationalWorkshop, New Orientations inthe Study of Regionalism, UniversityofBonn, Germany, July 2001. Schneider ...

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Scrabble value of D2I1A1L1E1C3T1O1L1O1G2Y4

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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