dialect geography

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the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features

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LALME uses the 'fit-technique' (see McIntosh 1956, 1963), where documents of unknown provenance are localised according to their linguistic similarity with 'anchor texts' which have a known provenance; one important advantage of this approach is that documents of unknown provenance can still be used to study dialect geography and to represent a dialect continuum of ME.
Andrus Saareste introduced dialect geography to Estonia already in the 1920s and compiled several Estonian dialect atlases starting from the late thirties.
This book has long been a desideratum--an encyclopedic reference work on Arabic dialect geography written by two eminently qualified Arabic dialectologists, who have accomplished much field-work in the Arab world over long and distinguished (and far from completed) careers.
Garr [in his Dialect Geography of Syria-Palestine, p.
Randall Garr, Dialect Geography of Syria-Palestine, 1000-586 B.