Dialect or language: What separates one from the other?

Episode 85 May 02, 2022 00:05:40
Dialect or language: What separates one from the other?
Localization Today
Dialect or language: What separates one from the other?

May 02 2022 | 00:05:40

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Marjolein Groot Nibbelink Nico Palomo Eddie Arrieta

Show Notes

Beyond the theoretical definitions, the distinction between what we call a language and what we call a dialect gets a lot murkier very quickly. Quite often, politics play an important role in whether something gets labeled a language or a dialect.

 

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