Example sentences for: dialectologists

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

  • In those countries where dialect study is undertaken, dialectologists observe that there are today many factors militating against the strict maintenance of older dialect boundaries: the standardization of terminology as adopted by national periodicals, news services, radio, and television; the establishment of “prestige” dialects and, through the media, their promulgation; and the huge population shifts that have taken place, particularly in the U.S. since WWII.

  • Such information might be appropriate to a reference work for phoneticians, dialectologists, and other linguists, but its usefulness and meaningfulness in a dictionary for ordinary dictionary users is not immediately apparent.

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