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historical linguistics


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of linguistic change over time in language or in a particular language or language family, sometimes including the reconstruction of unattested forms of earlier stages of a language.

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  • noun linguistics The scientific study of language change.

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  • noun the study of linguistic change


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