Definition of dialectology
What does dialectology mean?
- the branch of philology that is devoted to the study of dialects
- the study of dialects
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Analysing 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, ...
The 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 ...
The 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2004)
by Philipp Strazny
Dialectology. Diglossia. Semantic development is intimately bound up with cognitive/conceptual development and it is not clear whether language acquisition introduces new semantic possibilities, or whether it provides coding opportunities ...
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2004)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
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), this means ...
Encyclopaedia of Language (2013)
by N.E. Collinge
,of regional dialectology,andof the Labovparadigm, isnot new in itself. However, the ' laws' ...
International 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 ...
Routledge Encyclopaedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2000)
by Michael Byram
At least a century before Halliday and Hymes arrived on the scene, language scholars in Europe were researching language variation in the form of dialectology studies, which had as their focus the identification of regional differences in ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora
Origins, Experiences, and Culture by Mark Avrum Ehrlich
Linguistic geography and bilingual dialectology of the co-territorial Jewish and non-Jewish cognate languages emerge as the two primary tools for ascertaining when and where Jewish languages crystallized and, in the case of Judeo-Ibero- ...
Historical Dictionary of Kosova (2004)
by Robert Elsie
the most important scholarly periodical for Albanian studies in Yugoslavia up to the present day, and taught courses in language history and dialectology.
Encyclopedia of Distances (2012)
by Michel Marie Deza, Elena Deza
Examples of real world applications, using distances and similarities of string pairs, are Speech Recognition, Bioinformatics, Information Retrieval, Machine Translation, Lexicography, Dialectology. A substring (or factor, chain, block) of the ...
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