Definition of Linguistic rule
1. Noun. (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice.
Generic synonyms: Concept, Conception, Construct
Category relationships: Linguistics
Specialized synonyms: Linguistic Universal, Universal, Grammatical Rule, Rule Of Grammar, Morphological Rule, Rule Of Morphology
Lexicographical Neighbors of Linguistic Rule
Literary usage of Linguistic rule
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on Language and Linguistic Method in the School by Simon Somerville Laurie (1890)
"less a linguistic rule, until we have used them. " By playing on the lyre we become lyre-players," says Aristotle. Every acquisition in the shape of words ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... but the sense is usually denned by the aid of help-words called postpositions.1 It is a linguistic rule that languages in which the genitive precedes ..."
3. A Manual of Introduction to the New Testament by Bernhard Weiss (1888)
"That the circumlocution involving the name of Jehovah which violates every linguistic rule (i. 8; iv. ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... but the sense is usually defined by the aid of help-words called postpositions.1 It is a linguistic rule that languages in which the genitive precedes ..."
5. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society (1854)
"the theory and linguistic rule of that profound philologist, Rask, coupled with his intimate familiarity from childhood \vith the peculiar dialect of ..."
6. Origin of the Western Nations & Languages: Showing the Construction and Aim by Charles Lassalle (1883)
"... n (an) oon, n (an) own, are recognised in the above words ; the same linguistic rule will, in nome, give n (an) aim or (home) and a homme or (man). ..."