areally

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

areal +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

areally (comparative more areally, superlative most areally)

  1. With respect to area; over an area.
    • 1985, Jacek Fisiak, Historical Semantics, Historical Word Formation, page 59:
      We propose in this paper to use the comparison of genetically and areally unrelated languages in the study of universals of semantic change