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  1. Isogloss is a natural boundary for different regional dialects.
  2. An isogloss is the geographical boundary of a certain linguistic feature, e.g. (Web site)
  3. Isogloss - a term referring to the geographic boundary of a linguistic trait like a southern accent.
  4. The isogloss is a line drawn on a map that encloses the region where a certain linguistic phenomenon happens. (Web site)
  5. An isogloss is a line on a map that shows people who care about such things where language changes occur.


  1. Saussure 1959[trans.]: 202 ( isogloss line) SAUSSURE, Ferdinand de.
  2. A linguistic isogloss is a linguistic feature which is found in some of the branches of the family, and is not found in the others.
  3. In the 19th century, it was sometimes assumed that the centum-satem isogloss was the original dialect division of the Indo-European languages. (Web site)
  4. Chambers, J. K. 1995. "The Canada-U.S. border as a vanishing isogloss: the evidence of chesterfield".
  5. Possessive adjectives substituting genitive as an isogloss uniting Tocharian, (S.) Anatolian, Slavic.
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