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Dialectology and Typology in Comparative Linguistics
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Comparative linguistics (equally well known as “historical linguistics”) is the branch of linguistic science that seeks to establish genetic connections between languages, dialects of a language, and language families (or even elements within a single language) and to reconstruct earlier stages in the history of…

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Schallert, Joseph, “Dialectology and Typology in Comparative Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032107>
First published online: 2020



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