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dialectology
American English: /ˌdaɪəlɛkˈtɑlədʒi/
British English: /ˌdʌɪəlɛkˈtɒlədʒi/

Translation of dialectology in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Regarding the second principle, the lessons of historical linguistics and dialectology provide the strongest arguments available for the linguistic validity of U.S. Spanish.
    • In this respect the study of dialects or dialectology has to do with boundaries, which often coincide with geographical features such as rivers and mountains.
    • In generative dialectology, the investigator holds that the language exists within the speaker as a competence which is never fully realized in performance.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.