standard dialect

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Noun[edit]

standard dialect (plural standard dialects)

  1. (sociolinguistics) Synonym of standard language[1]

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The term is used as a more neutral replacement for the loaded "standard language".[2] Compare standard variety.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jack Croft Richards; Richard W. Schmidt (2010) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, Pearson Education Limited, →ISBN, pages 554
  2. ^ Anđel Starčević (2016), “Govorimo hrvatski ili ’hrvatski’: standardni dijalekt i jezične ideologije u institucionalnom diskursu”, in Suvremena lingvistika (in Serbo-Croatian), University of Zagreb, pages 68