interdialectal

adjective
in·​ter·​di·​a·​lec·​tal | \ ˌin-tər-ˌdī-ə-ˈlek-tᵊl How to pronounce interdialectal (audio) \
variants: or interdialect

Definition of interdialectal

: existing or occurring between dialects interdialectal borrowing also, linguistics : characterized by a blending of features from different dialects In the Kristinestad dialect you can find many such interdialect or compromise forms … — Ann-Marie Ivars

First Known Use of interdialectal

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Interdialectal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interdialectal. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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