vaikuntha (vaikuntha) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Heteroglossia

Hi,

I'm wondering if people who speak different dialects of the same language can be said to be heteroglossic? Since they can be diglossic if the use different spoken/written varieties of a language, like any of the Indic languages, shouldn't it apply to spoken varieties only?
And does anyone know any good books on geolinguistics/language spread? I love 'Empires of the Word'. :-D
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