Kunstsprache

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  • IPA(key): ˈkʊnstˌʃpʀaːχə

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Kunstsprache f (genitive Kunstsprache, plural Kunstsprachen)

  1. (countable, philology) a literary dialect, such as the Homeric dialect of Ancient Greek.
    • 2007, Stephen Colvin, “§46. Epic”, in A historical Greek reader: Mycenaean to the Koiné, ISBN 9780199226597, page 49:
      It is a literary dialect (Kunstsprache) which contains elements from different dialects and different periods, and some which were never spoken at all but created by the bards within the tradition.
  2. (countable, linguistics) a constructed language.

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