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Melvil Decimal System: 417.7

Wording: Language > Linguistics > Dialectology and historical linguistics > Historical linguistics (Diachronic linguistics)

Dewmoji: ๐Ÿ’ฌ > ๐Ÿท > ? > ?

0
Information
196,074
โ„น๏ธ
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,667
๐Ÿ’ญ
2
Religion
462,730
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
3
Social Sciences
1,016,516
๐Ÿ‘ซ
4
Language
130,278
๐Ÿ’ฌ
5
Mathematics and Science
322,754
๐Ÿ”ฌ
6
Technology
751,392
๐Ÿ’ก
7
Arts and Recreation
695,085
๐ŸŽจ
8
Literature
928,224
๐Ÿ“š
9
Biography and History
591,421
๐Ÿ—ฟ
40
Language
9,799
๐Ÿ’ฌ
41
Linguistics
14,559
๐Ÿท
42
English
50,955
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
43
German
9,989
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
44
French
7,750
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
45
Italian
3,053
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
46
Spanish
9,202
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
47
Latin
2,107
๐Ÿ“œ
48
Greek
2,081
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท
49
Other Languages
20,783
๐Ÿ—จ
410
Linguistics
3,190
๐Ÿท
411
Writing systems
579
โœ
412
Etymology
277
413
Dictionaries
838
๐Ÿ“•
414
Phonology and phonetics
777
ส”
415
Grammar
2,980
*
416
[Formerly "Prosody"; No longer used]
77
๐Ÿคท
417
Dialectology and historical linguistics
684
418
Standard usage (Prescriptive linguistics)
4,186
๐Ÿšซ
419
Sign languages
971
๐ €
417.0
7
417.1
1
417.2
Dialectology
201
417.3
2
417.4
3
417.5
1
417.6
2
417.7
Historical linguistics (Diachronic linguistics)
354
417.8
2
417.9
1
417.70
20
417.71417.72417.73
1
417.74
1
417.75417.76417.77417.78417.79

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1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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