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linguistic definition

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This page has 5 definitions of linguistic in English, Ladin, and Romanian, Moldavian, Moldovan. Linguistic is an adjective. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English linguistic definition

Etymology

Borrowed from German linguistisch, equivalent to linguist +‎ -ic.[1] Compare linguistics. Ultimately from Latin lingua (tongue). Attested in English since 1825.[2]

Pronunciation

Adjective

linguistic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to language.
    Antonym: unlinguistic
    • 1848, George Long, “Vater, Johan Severin”, in The Penny Cyclopædia[1], volume 26, page 152:
      Along with the Hebrew language, the grammatical knowledge of which was greatly advanced by him, he now devoted himself to the study of a variety of languages [] In the year 1800 he was invited to go to Halle as an ordinary professor of theology and Oriental literature. Without giving up his linguistic studies, he now devoted considerable time to the critical examination of the early books of the Old Testament,
    • 2013 June 14, Sam Leith, “Where the profound meets the profane”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 1, page 37:
      Swearing doesn't just mean what we now understand by "dirty words". It is entwined, in social and linguistic history, with the other sort of swearing: vows and oaths.
  2. Of or relating to linguistics.
    Antonym: unlinguistic
    • 1988, Andrew Radford, Transformational grammar: a first course, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 50:
      We have argued that the ability to make judgments about well-formedness and structure holds at all four major linguistic levels — Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics.
  3. (computing) Relating to a computer language.
    Antonym: unlinguistic
    • 1993, Dimitris N. Chorafas, Manufacturing Databases and Computer Integrated Systems, CRC Press, →ISBN, page 114:
      The message is that we need language features that deal with schematic and linguistic discrepancies.

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References

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “linguistic”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ linguistic”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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Ladin linguistic definition

Adjective

linguistic m pl

  1. plural of linguistich

Romanian linguistic definition

Adjective

linguistic m or n (feminine singular linguistică, masculine plural linguistici, feminine and neuter plural linguistice)

  1. Alternative form of lingvistic

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