glottochronology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From glotto- +‎ chronology.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɡlɒtəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɡlɑːtoʊkrəˈnɑːlədʒi/

Noun[edit]

glottochronology

  1. The study of languages to determine when they diverged from being the same language.

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