diachrony
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dia- + -chrony (as in synchrony) Date: circa 1939 1. diachronic analysis 2. change extending through time

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  • diachrony — noun the study of linguistic change the synchrony and diachrony of language • Syn: ↑historical linguistics, ↑diachronic linguistics • Derivationally related forms: ↑diachronic • Members of this Topic: ↑derivin …   Useful english dictionary

  • diachrony — См. diacronìa …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • diachrony — /duy ak reuh nee/, n., pl. diachronies. 1. Ling. a. a diachronic approach to language study. b. change or development in a linguistic system over a period of time. 2. historical change. [1955 60; DIACHRON(IC) + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • diachrony — noun /daɪˈækɹəni/ The study of change over time, especially changes to language …   Wiktionary

  • diachrony — See Saussure, Ferdinand de; structuralism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • diachrony — di·ach·ro·ny …   English syllables

  • diachrony — di•ach•ro•ny [[t]daɪˈæk rə ni[/t]] n. pl. nies 1) ling. a) a diachronic approach to language study b) change or development in a language over a period of time 2) ling. historical change • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • ДИАХРОНИЯ — (diachrony) см. Синхрония и диахрония …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • diachronic linguistics — noun the study of linguistic change the synchrony and diachrony of language • Syn: ↑historical linguistics, ↑diachrony • Derivationally related forms: ↑diachronic (for: ↑diachrony) …   Useful english dictionary

  • historical linguistics — noun the study of linguistic change the synchrony and diachrony of language • Syn: ↑diachronic linguistics, ↑diachrony • Derivationally related forms: ↑diachronic (for: ↑diachrony) …   Useful english dictionary

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