[ dahy-ak-ruh-nee ]
/ daɪˈæk rə ni /
noun, plural di·ach·ro·nies.
- a diachronic approach to language study.
- change or development in a linguistic system over a period of time.
THE OCTOBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HERE TO HAUNT YOU
Search your capacious memory for the meaning of October’s words!
Question 1 of 9
Which Word of the Day from this month means, “an irrational dislike; loathing”?
Words nearby diachrony
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