Share this entry

Share this page

isogloss

Saltos de línea: iso|gloss
Pronunciación: /ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)ɡlɒs
 
/

Definición de isogloss en inglés:

sustantivo

Linguistics
A line on a map marking an area having a distinct linguistic feature.
Example sentences
  • Such boundaries are called isoglosses and are themselves subjected to various shades of definition.
  • The following map, for example, shows several isoglosses for different grammatical features of Anishinaabemowin.
  • All words belonging to the same isogloss must have sound correspondences and clear similarities in form and meaning.

Origen

early 20th century: from iso- 'equal' + Greek glōssa 'tongue, word'.

Definición de isogloss en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día Sprachgefühl
Pronunciación: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…