Subdialect
Get Subdialect essential facts below. View Videos or join the Subdialect discussion. Add Subdialect to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Subdialect

Subdialect (from Latin prefix sub- / "under" and Ancient Greek word / "conversation") is a linguistic term designating a dialectological category between the levels of dialect and idiolect. Subdialects are basic subdivisions of a dialect.[1] Subdialects can be divided further, ultimately down to idiolects. Normally subdialects of one dialect are quite close to each other, differing mainly in pronunciation and certain local words.

In some languages there is a special word for such a small variety of language: Russian: govor, Romanian: grai, Polish: gwara.

See also

Reference

Literature

  • Joseph R. Applegate, "Phonological Rules of a Subdialect of English", Word, vol. 17/2 (1961), p. 186-193.
  • Asta Leskauskaite, "The Periphery Subdialects of Southwestern Lithuania and the Slavic Languages", Acta Baltico-Slavica, 30 (2006), p. 391-402.

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Subdialect
 



 



 
Music Scenes