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Dialect Dictionaries
(3,002 words)

1. Introduction

"Dialect dictionary", according to a general definition, refers to a “type of reference work containing information about one or more dialects of a language” (Hartmann and James 1998:38). If we accept this broad defi…

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Henning KLÖTER, “Dialect Dictionaries”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000121>
First published online: 2015

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