General Linguistics


Selected Subfields


Sociolinguistics


Define the sociolinguistic variable

Fill in the gaps with the following terms:

variantphonological variableslinguistic variables
grammatical variablessociolinguistic variablephonological variable
standardsharp stratificationnon-standard
line graphsalveolar nasalpost-vocalic /r/
independentfine stratificationrhoticity
velar nasaldependentbar graphs
non-linguistic variables  

The sociolinguistic variable

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