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dialectology

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noun di·a·lec·tol·o·gy \-jē\

Definition of dialectology

  1. 1 :  the systematic study of dialect

  2. 2 :  the body of data available for study of a dialect

di·a·lec·to·log·i·cal play \-ˌlek-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
di·a·lec·to·log·i·cal·ly play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of dialectology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1864


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