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  métaphore
  métaphorique
  métaphoriquement
  métaplasme
  métastase
  métathèse
  méthode
  méthode statistique
  méthodique
  méthodologie
  méthodologie ascendante
  méthodologie descendante
  métonymie
  métonymique
  mètre

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comparative method

[Subentry of comparative2, method]

Fr    méthode comparative

Antonym(s): internal reconstruction (IR)

Related term(s): comparatist, comparative grammar, comparative philology, comparativism, historical linguistics, philology, reconstruction, relationship (between languages)

Domain: Historical Linguistics

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 348; Crystal 2003: 87; Dineen 1967: 279-280; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 43; Lehmann 1992: 142; Matthews 1997: 62-63; Nash 1968: 36


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  commutability
  commutation
  commute (with)
  compact1
  compact2
  comparative1
  comparative2
  comparative phonetics
  comparativism
  comparison
  compatibility
  compensatory
  competence
  complement1
  complement2

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