Lect vs Kachchi - What's the difference?

lect | kachchi |


As a noun lect

is (linguistics|sociolinguistics) a specific form of a language or : a language or a dialect.

As a proper noun kachchi is

a lect, sometimes considered an independent language and sometimes a dialect of sindhi, spoken in the kutch region of gujarat.

lect

English

(wikipedia lect)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (linguistics, sociolinguistics) A specific form of a language or : a language or a dialect.
  • * 1980 , Frederick B. Agard, The Genealogy of the French Language'', published in ''Contributions to historical linguistics (ISBN 90-04-06130-4), page 222:
  • These, together with (some) Romansh lects', belong to our West Rhaetian; the /?/ also supported by two '''lects''' from the Ticino which by our criteria are NWIt, and by the partially umlauting '''lects''' of Lombardy which together with (some) Engadine ' lects belong to our East Rhaetian.

    Usage notes

    The term is used when it is not possible or preferable to decide whether something is a distinct language or only a dialect of a language.

    Synonyms

    * variety

    Derived terms

    * lectal

    kachchi

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A lect, sometimes considered an independent language and sometimes a dialect of Sindhi, spoken in the Kutch region of Gujarat.