Definitions for diachronydaɪˈæk rə ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•ach•ro•nydaɪˈæk rə ni(n.)(pl.)-nies.

  1. a diachronic approach to language study. change or development in a language over a period of time.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. historical change.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of diachrony:

1955–60

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  1. diachrony(Noun)

    The study of change over time, especially changes to language

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