Definition of Lexicostatistic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to statistical methods used in studying the relations between languages. "Lexicostatistic techniques"

Partainyms: Lexicostatistics
Derivative terms: Lexicostatistics



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lexicostatistic

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lexicologies
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lexicon
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lexiconophilist
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lexicostatistic (current term)
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Literary usage of Lexicostatistic

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1. An Indoeuropean Classification: A Lexicostatistical Experiment by Isidore Dyen, Joseph B. Kruskal, Paul Black (1992)
"... rate' it follows that, in principle, the lexicostatistic method is also unreliable for determining the subgrouping of cognate languages and dialects. ..."

2. Indoeuropean Classification: A Lexicostatistical Experiment: Transactions, APS by Isidore Dyen (2007)
"... rate' it follows that, in principle, the lexicostatistic method is also unreliable for determining the subgrouping of cognate languages and dialects. ..."

3. Afrika und √úbersee by Carl Meinhof (1845)
"He cautiously qualifies the use of lexicostatistic subclassification as a preliminary to the comparative method. I recommend this section as a model for the ..."

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