HyperDic: diachronic

English > 1 sense of the word diachronic:
ADJECTIVEalldiachronic, historicalused of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
English > diachronic: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time.
Example"diachronic linguistics"
Synonymhistorical
Categorylanguage, linguistic communicationA systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
Oppositesynchronicconcerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
Spanishdiacrónica, diacrónico
Catalandiacrònic
Nounsdiachronythe study of linguistic change

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