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  variation sociale
  variation3
  variation4
  variationniste
  varier
  variété1
  variété2
  variété des usages
  variété standard
  vecteur
  vedette
  véhicule
  véhiculer
  vélaire
  vélarisation1

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English

low variety

[Subentry of variety]

Fr    variété démotique

Synonym(s): vernacular variety

Antonym(s): high variety, standard dialect

Related term(s): diglossia

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 279; ELL: 5130; Fasold 1987: 35 (Low dialect); Ferguson 1959: 327; Finch 2000: 219; Halliday 1978: 156 (low variant); Holmes 1992: 32; Hudson 1996: 49-50; Matthews 1997: 98 (low form); Pei & Gaynor 1954: 127 (low); Richards etal. 1992: 108 (= L-variety); Saville-troike 1982: 57


English word list

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  loopback
  lose face
  loss
  loss by collision
  loud
  loudness
  low
  lower1
  lower2
  lower-case
  lowering
  low-mid
  low-pitched
  loyalty
  lung

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