acrolectal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acrolect +‎ -al.

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acrolectal (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics) Of or pertaining to an acrolect, or standard dialect
    • 1985, Nessa Wolfson & Joan Manes, Language of Inequality, →ISBN, page 158:
      I prepared the three Matched Guise samples myself, controlling the forms carefully to represent basilectal, mesolectal, and acrolectal levels of usage

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Etymology[edit]

From acrolecto +‎ -al.

Adjective[edit]

acrolectal m or f (plural acrolectais, comparable)

  1. (linguistics) acrolectal (pertaining to an acrolect)