Definition of Dialectologist

1. Noun. (linguistics) A person who studies regional differences in speech sounds. ¹



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Definition of Dialectologist

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dialectologist

dialect continuum
dialect geography
dialectal
dialectally
dialectic
dialectical
dialectical materialism
dialectically
dialectician
dialecticians
dialectick
dialectics
dialectless
dialectological
dialectologies
dialectologist (current term)
dialectologists
dialectology
dialects
dialed
dialefe
dialefes
dialer
dialers
dialetheism
dialethic
dialing
dialings
dialist
dialists

Literary usage of Dialectologist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sounds and Inflections of the Greek Dialects: Ionic by Herbert Weir Smyth (1894)
"... ó' is the only trace of acquaintance with the quadrilateral division of Herodotos preserved in any Greek dialectologist. ..."

2. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1906)
"... of a Swedish dialectologist who, wishing to know what was the preterite of the verb die in a certain Swedish dialect, asked one of the natives whether ..."

3. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"This is what may and does happen, and it does not lighten the labours of the ' dialectologist." Professor Wright gave me an interesting case which ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Without phonetic training the dialectologist, and the missionary who is confronted with a hitherto unwritten language, can neither observe ..."

5. A Grammar of the Dialect of Kendal (Westmoreland): Descriptive and by Tom Oakes Hirst (1906)
"To the west it is bounded by the country close to Lake Windermere and by the towns of Winder- mere and Bowness, which, from the dialectologist's point of ..."

6. Anglistische Forschungen (1906)
"To the west it is bounded by the country close to Lake Windermere and by the towns of Winder- mere and Bowness, which, from the dialectologist's point of ..."

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