AREAL LINGUISTICS

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the study of specific languages and dialects within a defined geographical area. This branch of linguistics specifically emphasizes regional influences. This approach differs from linguistic typology due to its emphasis on regional dialect.

AREAL LINGUISTICS: "Area linguistics refers to the study of regional dialects or the differentiation of different linguistic patterns within a given area."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AREAL LINGUISTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/areal-linguistics/ (accessed June 29, 2022).

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