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A Glossary of Sociolinguistics. It signifies the dramatic growth of sociolinguistics over the past several years and the level of interest it now attracts Learn more about Amazon Prime. A Glossary sociolingujstics Sociolinguistics.

Get to Know Us. Classical languages such as Latin and Sanskrit, which do not any longer have native speakers, and pidgin languages, which do not yet have native speakers, do not sockolinguistics the characteristic glozsary vitality. Note too that the variety of intelligibility may not be entirely mutual – speakers of variety A may be able to understand speakers of variety B more easily than vice versa.

The definitions are clear, concise and complete, and many examples are provided. A language which has a community of native speakers is said to have the characteristic of vitality. Mutual intelligibility may be a matter of degree – Swedish speakers can understand Norwegian more readily than they can Danish.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Choose your country or region Close. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Basque, the language spoken in northern Spain and southwestern France, is a good example of an Abstand language. A Glossary of Sociolinguistics Peter Trudgill. Clearly written by a leading authority in the field, this glossary provides full coverage of both traditional and contemporary terminology, including the relatively new areas within sociolinguistics of sign language, gay language, and cross-cultural communication.

A central topic within modern linguistics, sociolinguistics deals with human communication sociolinguiatics the use of language in its social context.

This term is in most usages misleading, sociolinbuistics that it suggests that there may be communities where male and female speakers use radically different varieties. This handy-size reference book contains all of the terms likely to be encountered in a semester’s study of sociolinguistics. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Set up a giveaway. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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Peter Trudgill has been through it all – as a pioneer, a developer and an trudgilll renowned authority. Customers who bought this item also bought. Varieties which are undergoing language shift or sociolinguistids death have less vitality than other language varieties. This alphabetic guide introduces popular terms used in the study of language and society.

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English Choose a language for shopping. In these cases, phenomena such as dialect mixture and hyperadaptation may occur; genderlect A variety or lect which is specific to or particularly associated with male or female speakers.

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