Diachronic vs Synchronic view - Coggle Diagram
Diachronic vs Synchronic view
It looks at the transformation of a language
Analyze the tongue
various stages in history
It is the branch of linguistics
Helps match or compare languages
It focuses on etymology, language evolution, and linguistics.
It is also known as discipline
It is used at a definite time in the past
Analyze the function of language
Analyze and study the function without making any reference
It also analyzes language today
The qualities of the language like, classification, characteristics and grammar are carefully analyzed.
Ferdinand de Saussure
Focused on your shape
Internal order of the language
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They are main conditions or divisions for linguistics
The difference is that in Diachronic linguistics, it does not focus on language development.
It deals with the evolution of language, whereas in Synchronic it does not
The two branches are very important to study the language correctly
by Alanis Andrade Hernández