Superstratum meaning

so͝o'pər-strā'təm, -străt'əm
One layer or stratum superimposed on another.
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The language of a later, invading people imposed on and leaving features in an indigenous language.
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A stratum lying over another.
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(geology) A stratum that is on top of another.
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(linguistics) A language imposed upon a population that previously spoke another language.
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Origin of superstratum

  • super- +"Ž stratum
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