Example sentences for: diachronic

How can you use “diachronic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is only through their written forms that we know anything at all about certain languages, and the written forms of others serve to confirm the findings of diachronic linguistics in positing the pronunciation and sources of long-dead tongues.

  • There are many specialist fields represented in a dictionary--phonetics, semantics, morphology, phonemics, diachronic and comparative linguistics, symbology, typography, etc.--and the average dictionary user, whether he be a novelist or not is ill equipped academically to pass judgment on how a given dictionary has dealt with such areas.

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