Definition of linguistic in English:


Syllabification: lin·guis·tic
Pronunciation: /liNGˈgwistik


  • Of or relating to language or linguistics.
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    • Frame semantics is a linguistic theory which is currently gaining ground.
    • It is not difficult to see why the semantic pole of the linguistic sign cannot be an entity in the real world.
    • The women's choice of German can be seen as a linguistic expression of their rejection of peasant life.



Pronunciation: /tik(ə)lē/
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  • Even linguistically naive subjects generally have no difficulty counting out the syllables in a word or phrase.
  • After all, the Romans occupied Britain as well as Gaul, yet, linguistically, left almost no trace on the speech of the inhabitants.
  • Swearing is culturally and linguistically shaped in other ways.

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