Definition of Linguistic

1. Adjective. Consisting of or related to language. "Lingual diversity"

Exact synonyms: Lingual
Partainyms: Language, Language
Derivative terms: Lingua, Linguist, Linguistics
Antonyms: Nonlinguistic

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the scientific study of language. "Linguistic theory"
Derivative terms: Linguist, Linguistics
Partainyms: Linguistics

Definition of Linguistic

1. a. Of or pertaining to language; relating to linguistics, or to the affinities of languages.

Definition of Linguistic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to language. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to linguistics. ¹

3. Adjective. (computing) Relating to a computer language. ¹

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Definition of Linguistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linguistic

lingue franche
linguistic (current term)
linguistic atlas
linguistic communication
linguistic context
linguistic geography
linguistic process
linguistic profiling
linguistic relation
linguistic rule
linguistic scientist
linguistic string
linguistic turn
linguistic unit

Literary usage of Linguistic

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1. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1907)
"Professeur Clark University The need for an authoritative classification of the linguistic stocks of the aboriginal tribes of South America and a map of ..."

2. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association (1902)
"It is in no sense the outcome of original linguistic work, but simply the result of careful examination of existing data. Somewhat similar lists of ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"389. rodian' linguistic stock (ie, the Georgian), in connection with the pretended ' Sumerian' of lower Babylonia. It is likely that they will have to ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1903)
"PRIMITIVE THEORIES OF KNOWLEDGE: A STUDY IN linguistic PSYCHOLOGY. INSPECTION of the words which, in various languages, express the idea "to know," reveals ..."

5. Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech by Edward Sapir (1921)
"... VI TYPES OF linguistic STRUCTURE So far, in dealing with linguistic form, we have been concerned only with single words and with the relations of words ..."

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