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Linguistics

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
13,561 words
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11

Linguistics is the scientific study of language, and language can be briefly defined as a kind of creative communicative interaction ...

Linguistic Theory

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
802 words

Somewhat arbitrarily, modern linguistic theory may be said to have encountered classical philology with the work of the German scholar ...

History of Linguistics

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
44,721 words
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1

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Linguists

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,453 words

Linguistics, the scientific study of language, achieved public autonomy as an academic discipline in the United States in 1924 with ...

Linguistics

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
682 words

The arts and sciences of language have a long history in France [see Rhetoric; Grammars], but linguistics ...

linguistics

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World Encyclopedia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
45 words

Systematic study of language, its nature, structure, constituent elements, and changes. As a discipline, linguistics embraces phonetics, phonology ...

linguistics

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David R. Langslow

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
515 words
In its broader sense, linguistics denotes the scientific study of all aspects of language in all forms (including human sign-language and animal communication), whether in isolation or in ... More

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