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Meaning of "idiolectal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IDIOLECTAL

idiolectal  [ˌɪdɪəˈlektəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IDIOLECTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Idiolectal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES IDIOLECTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Idiolect

In linguistics, an idiolect is an individual's distinctive and unique use of language, including speech. This unique usage encompasses vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. Idiolect is the variety of language unique to an individual. This differs from a dialect, a common set of linguistic characteristics shared among some group of people.

Definition of idiolectal in the English dictionary

The definition of idiolectal in the dictionary is of or relating to an idiolect.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IDIOLECTAL


anorectal
ˌeɪnəʊˈrɛktəl
bidialectal
ˌbaɪdaɪəˈlɛktəl
colorectal
ˌkəʊləʊˈrɛktəl
dialectal
ˌdaɪəˈlektəl
ductal
ˈdʌktəl
edictal
ˈiːdɪktəl
fractal
ˈfræktəl
ictal
ˈɪktəl
interdialectal
ˌɪntəˌdaɪəˈlektəl
multidialectal
ˌmʌltɪˌdaɪəˈlektəl
notonectal
ˌnəʊtəʊˈnɛktəl
octal
ˈɒktəl
oviductal
ˌəʊvɪˈdʌktəl
prerectal
priːˈrektəl
proctal
prɒktəl
rectal
ˈrɛktəl
retinotectal
ˌrɛtɪnəʊˈtɛktəl
rictal
ˈrɪktəl
tectal
ˈtɛktəl
tridactyl
traɪˈdæktəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IDIOLECTAL

idioblast
idioblastic
idiocies
idiocy
idioglossia
idiogram
idiographic
idiolect
idiolectic
idiom
idiomatic
idiomatical
idiomatically
idiomaticalness
idiomorphic
idiomorphically
idiomorphism
idiopathic
idiopathies
idiopathy

WORDS THAT END LIKE IDIOLECTAL

brutal
capital
Continental
crystal
dental
digital
environmental
experimental
fundamental
horizontal
hospital
incremental
mental
metal
oriental
portal
postal
rental
total
vital

Synonyms and antonyms of idiolectal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «idiolectal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IDIOLECTAL

Find out the translation of idiolectal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of idiolectal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «idiolectal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

idiolectal
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

idiolectal
570 millions of speakers

English

idiolectal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

idiolectal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

idiolectal
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

idiolectal
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

idiolectal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

idiolectal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

idiolectal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Idiolectal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

idiolectal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

idiolectal
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

idiolectal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Idiolectal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

idiolectal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

idiolectal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मूत्रपेशी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

idiolectal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

idiolectal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

idiolectal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

idiolectal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

idiolectal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

idiolectal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

idiolectal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

idiolectal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

idiolectal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of idiolectal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IDIOLECTAL»

The term «idiolectal» is barely ever used and occupies the 195.029 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IDIOLECTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about idiolectal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IDIOLECTAL»

Discover the use of idiolectal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to idiolectal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication
The language of a particular individual is referred to as that person's idiolect (see chapter 7), and it is clear that the idiolectal meaning of a word can differ from one person to another (even among people who can be said to speak the same ...
Adrian Akmajian, 2001
2
Traditional Oral Epic: The Odyssey, Beowulf, and the ...
table 20. Idiolectal and Dialectal Phrases for Time pattern [x] bijela dana helps to characterize the individual singer; for Kukuruzovic the number is always three, for Bajgoric always two. In fact, some other analogous phrases for duration of time, ...
John Miles Foley, 1990
3
Orality, Literacy and Performance in the Ancient World: ...
In sum, previous scholarship on verbal art suggests that a performer demonstrates competence by modulating between the idiolectal and the shared. We are also reminded that in many cases an audience pays close attention to the  ...
Elizabeth Minchin, 2011
4
The Translator As Communicator
The two axes overlap in the sense that, if idiolectal occurrences happen to be short-lived, they will also tend to be afunctional (a category which would include instances of the person-or grouporiented idiosyncracies discussed above). But it is ...
Basil Hatim, Ian Mason, 2005
5
Syntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social
CHAPTER. 5. Idiolectal. variation. and. syntactic. theory. Alison Henry University of Ulster at Jordanstown 1. Introduction The early years of work on generative grammar (see, for example, Chomsky 1957, 1965) focussed on identifying the ...
Leonie Elise Alexandra Cornips, Karen P. Corrigan, 2005
6
Speech Errors as Linguistic Evidence
Let us call this new mechanism IDIOLECTAL DIVERGENCE: the speaker is speaking in full accord with his own linguistic repertory, but on the particular point his idiolect differs from general usage. If blending is involved in idiolectal divergence ...
Victoria A. Fromkin, 1984
7
Pidgins and Creoles: Current Trends and Prospects
The safest theoretical assumption is that idiolectal rules and communal rules belong to entirely different systems. This was the widely-accepted position taken by Klima (1904), who called his inter-idiolectal statements 'extension rules' and ...
David De Camp, Ian F. Hancock, 1974
8
Language in African urban contexts: a contribution to the ...
As mentioned above, the observed phenomena are not new; they have been described by linguists and explained in terms of language change and idiolectal variations. The phenomenon of idiolectal variation, which is basically found in all  ...
Gudrun Miehe, Jonathan Owens, Manfred von Roncador, 2007
9
Language Contact in South Central Siberia
Rather, the 'basic' structure of a bilingual speech variety like Abakan Khakas is a dynamic, composite amalgamation of features of heterogenous origin selected on an individual, idiolectal level from a pool that includes, with ever-increasing ...
Gregory D. S. Anderson, 2005
10
Describing and Modeling Variation in Grammar
Let us now consider the idiolectal variability in three-verb clusters in Heerlen Dutch. I focus on two types of three-verb clusters, namely the MOD–MOD– VInf and the MOD–AUX–VPart as illustrated in (8a) and (8b), respectively. In doing so, a ...
Andreas Dufter, Jürg Fleischer, Guido Seiler, 2009

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IDIOLECTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term idiolectal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Brother From Another Planet
... the language of motion pictures more subjectively, which is to say with greater impenetrable eloquence or idiolectal distinction than Godard. «The Nation., Feb 15»
2
Do Languages Exist?
One alternative to the idiolectal view sees a language as a social convention. Much inspiration for this view comes from the writings of the American philosopher ... «Philosophy Now, Jan 14»
3
My Life Is A Lie: We've Been Saying Khaleesi Wrong and Other …
... who plays Kraznys and speaks Low Valyrian, “He tends to devoice a lot of the fricatives, but I take that purely as an idiolectal variant. «The Mary Sue, Apr 13»
4
STERN: The grammarian's manifesto
... slippery slope to idiolectal anarchy. Grammar governs the way we speak, so we couldn't communicate without it. And that's absolutely true. «Yale Daily News, Apr 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Idiolectal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/idiolectal>. Mar 2020 ».
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