isoglossal
adjective see isogloss

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • isoglossal — See isogloss. * * * …   Universalium

  • isoglossal — iso·gloss·al …   English syllables

  • isoglossal — adjective see isogloss * * * isoglossˈal, isoglottˈal or isoglottˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑isogloss …   Useful english dictionary

  • isogloss — isoglossal, adj. /uy seuh glos , glaws /, n. (in the study of the geographical distribution of dialects) a line on a map marking the limits of an area within which a feature of speech occurs, as the use of a particular word or pronunciation. [ <… …   Universalium

  • isogloss — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is + Greek glōssa language more at gloss Date: 1925 1. a boundary line between places or regions that differ in a particular linguistic feature 2. a line on a map representing an isogloss •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isogloss —   n. a line of a dialect map delimiting localities in which some feature of speech is found. isoglossal, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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