dialect geography


noun Linguistics.

the study of regional dialect variation.

Nearby words

  1. dial train,
  2. dial-up,
  3. dial.,
  4. dialect,
  5. dialect atlas,
  6. dialectal,
  7. dialectic,
  8. dialectical,
  9. dialectical materialism,
  10. dialectical theology

Origin of dialect geography

First recorded in 1925–30

Related formsdialect geographer, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for dialect geography

dialect geography

noun

another term for linguistic geography
Derived Formsdialect geographer, noun

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