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Meaning of LINGUISTICS

Pronunciation:  ling'gwistiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the humanistic study of language and literature
  2. [n]  the scientific study of language
 

LINGUISTICS is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: philology
 
 See Also: arts, cognitive science, computational linguistics, descriptive linguistics, dialect geography, etymology, historical linguistics, humanistic discipline, humanities, lexicology, liberal arts, linguistic geography, pragmatics, science, scientific discipline, semantics, sociolinguistics, structural linguistics, structuralism, synchronic linguistics

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lin*guis"tics\ (-t[i^]ks), n. [Cf. F.
linguistique.]
The science of languages, or of the origin, signification,
and application of words; glossology.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the scientific study of language.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bowwow theory, comparative linguistics, derivation, descriptive linguistics, dialectology, dingdong theory, etymology, glossematics, glossology, glottochronology, glottology, grammar, graphemics, historical linguistics, language study, lexicology, lexicostatistics, linguistic geography, linguistic science, mathematical linguistics, morphology, morphophonemics, paleography, philology, phonetics, phonology, psycholinguistics, semantics, sociolinguistics, structuralism, syntactics, transformational linguistics
 

 

 

 

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