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Meaning of LEXICOSTATISTICS

Pronunciation:  `leksukowstu'tistiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a statistical technique used in glottochronology; used to estimate how long ago different languages evolved from a common source language
 

LEXICOSTATISTICS is a 16 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: etymology

 

 

Glossary
 
 Definition: the study of linguistic divergence between two languages, based on changes in a list of common vocabulary terms and the sharing of common root words (see also glottochronology).
 

 

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