standard variety

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Noun[edit]

standard variety (plural standard varieties)

  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".[1] Compare standard dialect.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ulrike Vogl (2012), “Multilingualism in a standard language culture”, in Matthias Hüning, editor, Standard Languages and Multilingualism in European History (Multilingualism and diversity management)‎[1], volume 1, John Benjamins Publishing, →ISBN, pages 15