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di·a·chron·ic

(dī'ă-kron'ik),
Systematically observed over time in the same subjects throughout as opposed to synchronic or cross-sectional; the inferences are equivalent only where there is strict stability of all elements.
[dia- + G. chronos, time]

di·a·chron·ic

(dī-ă-kron'ik)
Systematically observed over time in the same subjects throughout as opposed to synchronic or cross-sectional.
[dia- + G. chronos, time]
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Cyprus, the Sea and the Lighhouses: a Diachronic History
When compared to diachronic changes, dialectal changes are more difficult to identify; because they are often phonological, simply involving the shift of a vowel, they frequently do not create detectable errors.
And this reconstructs an isomorphic objection to (a) above: Just like its diachronic counterpart, the synchronic money pump also trades on rare circumstances.
Likewise, it offers an outlook on current ongoing linguistic changes in the English verb phrase with the aim of promoting the use of corpora in language change studies, and also encouraging researchers to develop more investigations with methodologies used in diachronic linguistics so as to hypothesize new theories on the rapid language change process English is undergoing nowadays.
The application of this semantic conceptual integration framework to the diachronic language material proves rewarding, yet we believe that apart from the corpus material, the author should have referred to the dictionary material, e.
One point where I may disagree with Lestrade (2010) is that "diachronic information is only informative when combined with statistical evaluation of the synchronic patterns it should explain", and conversely, that only those relations between meanings or functions are in need of a diachronic explanation which are close to each other on an MDS map, as he argues.
More specifically, in the end, I shall (1) offer a brief in support of a conception of self-experience that is complicatedly Diachronic and Episodic, one that also puts special emphasis on the self's elusive, ungraspable, but somehow readily available nature.
As the author affirms, this type of reconstruction (which includes both synchronic and diachronic aspects) has multiple applications to lexicographic research of older periods of a language.
One might argue that this is sophistry of the highest degree--to ignore the diachronic model that gives the reconstruction its validity, and then to claim not to have found any evidence to support the conventional model
Such an infallible teaching is thus objectively set forth by the whole episcopal body, understood in a diachronic and not necessarily merely synchronic sense.
However, although the notion of a dialect continuum throughout the Iberian Peninsula and the influence of dialect mixing is highly relevant, Castilian and its innovative diachronic development are the main focus of study, with American Spanish also being analysed.
ERIC Descriptors: Grammar; Linguistics; Semitic Languages; Language Research; Arabs; English (Second Language); Second Language Learning; Vocabulary; Translation; Diachronic Linguistics