Dialectology (from Greek διάλεκτος, dialektos, "talk, dialect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of linguistic dialect, a sub-field of ...
Definition: The scientific study of dialects, or the regional differences in a language. Although to some extent an autonomous discipline, dialectology is ...
Dialectology, the study of dialects. Variation most commonly occurs as a result of relative geographic or social isolation and may affect vocabulary, grammar, or ...
When first published in 1980, Dialectology broke new ground by integrating urban dialectology (sociolinguistics), dialect geography and spatial variation into a ...
Dialectology (by Edward J. Vajda) The study of language in society is called sociolinguistics. The real basis for much of sociolinguistics is that the ...
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noun, plural dialectologies for 2. 1. Linguistics. the study dealing with dialects and dialect features. 2. the linguistic features of a dialect or of the dialects of ...
Abstract. This article introduces dialectology - the study of accents and dialects. It includes discussions of what it is, how it has evolved and how it is done, as ...
Perceptual dialectology is the study of how nonlinguists perceive variation in language—where they believe it exists, where they believe it comes from, and how they ...
It seems that ideally a life span of one generation should be a time unit for historical dialectology but in practice it is often impossible to follow this proposal ...