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linguistic atlas

n.
A set of maps recording the geographic distribution of variations in speech. Also called dialect atlas.
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linguistic atlas

n
(Linguistics) an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features of languages or dialects
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linguis′tic at′las


n.
a collection of maps showing the distribution of various linguistic features and forms in the speech of a given area. Also called dialect atlas.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.linguistic atlas - an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features
book of maps, map collection, atlas - a collection of maps in book form
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Currently, Preparatory work is underway at the Institute of Linguistics, Literature and History of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences for the publication of a separate Linguistic Atlas of the Veps Language.
The availability of the Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English (Laing 2013-) makes it possible to fill this gap in the literature, and that is what this paper aims to do.
Delima, commissioner for programs and projects, analyzed KWF's researches on its forthcoming linguistic atlas, the Atlas Filipinas.
Not content with merely providing a linguistic profile for one of his four manuscripts not covered in the Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English, London, British Library, MS Egerton 2658, Marx also produces a linguistic profile for Dublin, Trinity College, MS 71, a copy of Rolle's English Psalter Commentary said to be in the same hand as Egerton and as the main one in another of his manuscripts, Manchester, John Rylands Library, MS Eng.
Numerous researchers provide detailed documentation of language mapping and linguistic atlas history as well as thorough descriptions of individual atlas projects (Kahane 1941; O'Cain 1979; McDavid et al.
Of particular value is the concluding discussion of personal, diachronic and diatopic variation, which draws on the most recent research in corpus linguistics and the ongoing work on the Linguistic Atlas of Older Scots.
THE SPANISH LANGUAGE OF NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHERN COLORADO: A LINGUISTIC ATLAS
He is head of the Pacific, East and South-East Asian projects at the Australian Academy of the Humanities and currently responsible for producing an atlas of intercultural communication in the Pacific, and a linguistic atlas of Korea.
Surprisingly, for a professor of English (in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), he has not included most of the books assigned to the same area in the Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English on more than dialect evidence, nor others which on those grounds almost certainly originated there.
Samuels's more complex statement on the problem in A Linguistic Atlas of Late Medieval English is discussed in this new book and not accepted.