diachronic linguistics

diachronic linguistics
the study of linguistic change

the synchrony and diachrony of language

Derivationally related forms: ↑diachronic (for: ↑diachrony)
Members of this Topic: ↑deriving, ↑derivation, ↑etymologizing
Hypernyms: ↑linguistics
Part Meronyms: ↑sound law

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  • diachronic — di•a•chron•ic [[t]ˌdaɪ əˈkrɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. ling. of or pertaining to the study of the changes in a language over a period of time: diachronic linguistics Compare synchronic • Etymology: 1925–30; < F diachronique (F. de Saussure); see dia ,… …   From formal English to slang

  • diachronic — 1857, from Gk. dia throughout (see DIA (Cf. dia )) + khronos time. Use in linguistics dates from 1927 …   Etymology dictionary

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