comparative method

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comparative method

the analytic method to which the test method is compared in the comparison-of-methods experiment. This term implies nothing about the quality of the comparative method.
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Even though such insights are deficient in some ways, they provide a solid bridge to lead us to a better method of comparative-historical research.
Reasonable people can certainly disagree about the relative merits of "in-depth, in-country research" based on primary sources (which Geddes favors) and comparative-historical analysis based largely on secondary sources (which Geddes does not).
This is all quite reminiscent of the "false friends" scenario in comparative-historical linguistics.
Alternative methodologies discussed include neglected comparative-historical methods, auto-ethnography, and social inquiry through fictional stories.
The comparative-historical approaches promulgated by scholars such as Hans Bauer and Gotthelf Bergstrasser (1886-1933) helped to refine the aspect theory.
Democratization in America; a comparative-historical analysis.
The author's "English sound law" reflects a lack of understanding of the basics of comparative-historical linguistics.
Editor Sanderson is a specialist in sociology theory and comparative-historical sociology, as is Collins.
Oftentimes, these four dialects are remarkably similar; however, it is the profound differences among them which, I believe, will provide an impetus to usher in a new era of their comparative-historical study.
Needless to say, Mehri comparative-historical dialectology awaits painstaking scrutiny by future scholars, such as that provided by Wolf Leslau's Lexique Soqo;ri (sudarabique moderne) avec comparaisons et explications dtymologiques (Paris: Klincksieck, 1938) for the Austrian Siidarabische Expedition's collection of material published at the beginning of the twentieth century.
The book is also interesting because Semitic and Afroasiatic/Hamitosemitic linguistics has so far contributed only a little to the development of theory and methodology of comparative-historical linguistics, although there have been notable exceptions like the late Robert Hetzron's studies of the subject--not to mention those of J.
One very interesting phenomenon requiring, in my view, further comparative-historical analysis in order to comprehend the broader dialectological picture is the gemination of /n/, in forms such as annak 'from you (m.

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