Definition of Dialectology

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

Generic synonyms: Linguistics, Philology



Definition of Dialectology

1. n. That branch of philology which is devoted to the consideration of dialects.

Definition of Dialectology

1. Noun. the study of dialects ¹

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Definition of Dialectology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Dialectology

1. That branch of philology which is devoted to the consideration of dialects. Origin: Dialect. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dialectology

dialectal
dialectally
dialectic
dialectical
dialectical materialism
dialectically
dialectician
dialecticians
dialectick
dialectics
dialectless
dialectological
dialectologies
dialectologist
dialectologists
dialectology (current term)
dialects
dialed
dialefe
dialefes
dialer
dialers
dialetheism
dialethic
dialing
dialings
dialist
dialists
dialkene
dialkyl

Literary usage of Dialectology

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... phonetic studies (although they began in German researches) has been duly recognized in the country of their origin, and dialectology has not hitherto ..."

2. A Grammar of the New Testament Diction: Intended as an Introduction to the by Georg Benedikt Winer (1860)
"... acute scholars of Modern Greece, turned to admirable account, in editions of the classics, his familiarity with Greek pronunciation and dialectology. ..."

3. The Sounds and Inflections of the Greek Dialects: Ionic by Herbert Weir Smyth (1894)
"... theory of dialectology it must not be overlooked that he thought the language of the epos was not that of an actual dialect. ..."

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