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Word: linguistic

Definition: pertaining to language


Sentences Containing 'linguistic'

"Now-Swedish") in linguistic terminology and started in the last decades of the 19th century.
A militant Asturian independentist, he has been a participant in the movement for the recovery of the linguistic and social identity of the Asturias.
According to Krell (1998), Gimbutas' homeland theory is completely incompatible with the linguistic evidence.
As a linguistic philosopher, a significant portion of Ryle's argument is devoted to analyzing what he perceives as philosophical errors based in conceptual use of language.
As to the Mixtec languages proper, identifying how many there are poses challenges at the level of linguistic theory.
Because of their linguistic and religious diversity, Singapore Indians use a variety of naming conventions.
But there are also linguistic pockets of Spanish and indigenous languages.
By 1874, the Manitoba government was having difficulties maintaining its policy of "conciliation" among the province's ethnic, religious and linguistic groups.
Dhamma () or Dharma () in Buddhism can have the following meanings: Etymology and Linguistic variants.
Dragicevic is also a recipient of the Serbian linguistic award "Pavle Ivić".
Dragicevic is the author of over 150 articles published in Serbian and international linguistic journals.
Following protests by the movement in which 105 people were killed by police, Bombay State was reorganised on linguistic lines on 1 May 1960.
He became interested in Neuro-linguistic programming in 1977 and has been active in the field ever since.
He worked with Vladimir Toporov on several linguistic monographs, including an outline of Sanskrit.
However, linguistic research indicates instead that the ancestral Moriori were Māori wanderers from New Zealand.
However, this approach is rather arbitrary as it is more an assumption of political as opposed to cultural and linguistic developments.
In 1614, Isaac Casaubon, a Swiss philologist, analyzed the Greek Hermetic texts for linguistic style.
In addition to his linguistic works, he also published a volume on the traditional architecture of Tsakonia.
In some languages, linguistic possession (in a broad sense) is indicated by existential clauses, rather than by a verb such as "have".
In the early Middle Ages, four distinct linguistic and political groupings existed in what is now Scotland, each of which produced distinct material cultures.
In the Netherlands, most of the Batavianization was of a linguistic and, to a lesser extent cultural nature, and was focused on the Frisian region.
It is a connectionist approach to modeling linguistic well-formedness.
It was also at this time that she developed a secondary interest in linguistic studies.
Linguapax is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of linguistic diversity worldwide.
Linguistic imperialism is often seen in the context of cultural imperialism.
Linguistic imperialism, or language imperialism, refers to "the transfer of a dominant language to other people".
Many of the clubs and associations established by and for Indians in Singapore are defined along narrower linguistic, religious or other sub-ethnic lines.
Metrical phonology is a theory of stress or linguistic prominence.
One of the important features of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme is a scheme of exchange of students from one Vidyalaya in a particular linguistic region to another in a Hindi linguistic region to promote understanding of the diversity and plurality of India's culture and its people.
Relations between Belgian linguistic communities.
Researchers have studied both the degree of association between caste distinctions and linguistic differences, and the methods and reasons for maintaining these differences.
Sequences becomes important as in mathematics and linguistic context.
She was President of the Linguistic Society of America in 1997.
Starting from semiotic and linguistic reflections (Austin, Jakobson, Peirce, Wittgenstein, ...)
The Circle later became the International Linguistic Association (ILA).
The district's linguistic makeup is 89.10% Finnish, 7.21% Swedish, and 3.69% other.
The district's linguistic makeup is 90.02% Finnish, 5.17% Swedish, and 4.81% other.
The district's linguistic makeup is 91.88% Finnish, 7.71% Swedish, and 0.42% other.
The linguistic heritage of the Hungarians comes from Finno-Ugric peoples.
The name changed to 'Windsheim' by linguistic development, meaning 'The home of the wind'.
The name of the Catholic Church is derived from the same linguistic origin.
The problem is that in order to do this, she has had to be rather selective in her use of linguistic data, as well as in her interpretation of that data.
The same linguistic construction gave name to the extinct Polabian Slavs in today's Germany.
The Tang campaigns marked the end of Indo-European Xinjiang, as Turkic linguistic and cultural influences spread into Central Asia.
There has also been pioneering work on the linguistic landscape of India.
Through empirical observation, he claimed that children possessed a "pre-linguistic knowledge".
Unsupported linguistic studies suggest this connection.
We must change the linguistic landscape of Whyalla and elsewhere.
With help from the Central Institute of Indian Languages, language planning became a subject in Indian linguistic courses.
With the popularization of the Russian language, many experienced linguistic assimilation and adapted to Russian.
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