You are looking at 1-10 of 6,000 entries  for:

  • Type: Subject Reference x
  • Linguistics x
clear all

View:

A

A   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
102 words

1. Abbreviation for adjective; hence AP for *adjective phrase.

2. The *argument of a *transitive verb

A

A   Quick reference

The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018

The 1st letter of the Roman alphabet as used for English. It descends from the Phoenician symbol for a glottal

AA(V)E

AA(V)E   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
7 words

Abbreviation for African American (Vernacular) English.

Aave

Aave   Reference library

International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
7 words

Abbreviation for African American Vernacular English.

abacus

abacus   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Semiotics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
452 words

A mechanical device for making arithmetic calculations, the abacus is a precursor to, and a very primitive form of a

abbreviated clause

abbreviated clause   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
5 words

As reduced clause.

Abbreviation

Abbreviation   Quick reference

The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Linguistics
Length:
1,227 words

A word formation process involving the shortening of words and phrases in a variety of ways, such as in RADAR

Abbreviation

Abbreviation   Reference library

International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
456 words

As a morphological process (also called “shortening” or “clipping”), distinct from coding (ORD, the airline symbol for Chicago's

abbreviatory convention

abbreviatory convention   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
88 words

Any convention that allows the expression of two or more *rules (2) to be combined into one.

abduction

abduction (1)   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
23 words

Movement away from a central line. The *vocal cords are thus abducted when they are drawn apart. The opposite

View: