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Synonyms for diachronic

used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time

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The archaeological, historical and cultural value of the lighthouse, as well as the diachronic relationship between this region and the sea, is highlighted through the exhibition.
The authors and editors of this volume are to be congratulated for setting forth a paradigm for biblical study pledging allegiance neither to historical-critical research nor literary analysis alone, but instead seeking creative ways to integrate synchronic and diachronic approaches to Scripture.
Chapter 2, "Language History," details how discrepancies in the text can often be linked to diachronic or dialectal differences.
By starting with a close analysis of Franco's own use of the term anfibologia and concluding with some reflections on the amphibological representations that have persisted in contemporary literary, visual, and filmic representations of the poet and courtesan, Giusti's diachronic analysis follows a clear, concise trajectory that will provide literature and art history students and scholars alike with a useful foundation for approaching visual and literary representations of Renaissance women with a heightened awareness of the linguistic and social nuances that are often taken for granted.
It is natural that Alfa reflects on its pages certain concern about diachronic studies, since the internal and external history of languages have returned into the agenda of the linguistic research for the past twenty years and especially in Brazil for the past ten years with the development of Project For the History of Brazilian Portuguese.
Now the synchronic version of Money Pump successfully defuses both kinds of objection as formulated to target the diachronic version of the argument; with this it may seem to reveal the underlying irrational flaw of cyclic preferences, similarly to how Lewis points to the deeper flaw underlying the vulnerability to Dutch books.
Unlike other works on the field of language change tracking by means of diachronic corpora, The Verb Phrase in English: Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora, identifies and foresees possible drawbacks that researchers may face when dealing with linguistic variation and relatively small corpora that could not possibly allow generalization of findings.
And, to state this right at the beginning: I agree with the main point that his comment brings up, namely that representation of diachronic directionality and (synchronic) statistical information are not necessarily mutually exclusive.
His is a diachronic, historical-critical reading, with ample evidence of the commentator's philological skills.
This impulse need not have elevated synchronic over diachronic analysis, nor should the quest for subjective meaning have marginalized the issue of causal explanation.
The overall argument of Strawson's piece divides into two major sections, each of which has two parts: (1) a defense of what he calls an Episodic approach to self-experience, in which the self, considered as self, is a "now" phenomenon disconnected from the past and the future, and an attack against what he calls the prevailing Diachronic approach to self-experience, in which the self, considered as a self, is understood to persist in time from the past into the future; and (2) a defense of a non-Narrative form of self-representation and an attack against the dominance of the Narrative form of self-representation.
It combines the study of unpublished Ottoman documents, other historical sources, and the results of diachronic archaeological fieldwork in an examination of the historical and economic geography of the Motea in the early 18th century, the period immediately following the Ottoman reconquest of this region from Venice.
In the present paper, "Prototypes in Semantic Change: A Diachronic Perspective on Abstract Nouns" (300-31), she intends to extend the diachronic perspective to Modern English in order to see whether the pattern of increasing subjectification in semantic change is still discernible in the field of cognition.
The paper sets out some 30 diachronic sound-changes, and these are supported by some 90 impeccable etymologies.