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linguistic

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Definition related to language
  • She fears the country will split along linguistic lines.
linguistic = language
  • Indonesia has hundreds of ethnic and linguistic groups.
  • linguistic = language
  • Sweden's Finns are Sweden's largest linguistic minority.
  • linguistic = language
  • Another case of men devoting their lives to studying more and more about less and less—filling volumes and libraries with the subtle linguistic analysis of the grunt.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • linguistic = related to language
  • I can't help but admire the structural linguists who have carved out for themselves a linguistic discipline based on the deterioration of written communication.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • linguistic = related to language
  • It was only with aspirin and something Fay concocted for me that I was able to finish my linguistic analysis of Urdu verb forms and send the paper to the International Linguistics Bulletin.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • linguistic = related to language
  • "What a great linguistic puzzle," Art said.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • Then Enki must have had some kind of linguistic power that goes beyond our concept of normal.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The guards were actually pleasant, barely glancing at their minimal luggage, more curious about their linguistic ability than their possessions.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • And I found it more or less appropriate that the French word for shark, requin, has its linguistic roots in the word requiem.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Nelson spent part of an afternoon demonstrating to me that fine linguistic difference while we scraped chicken manure from the nest boxes.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Shakespeare told us precious little of the man whom he entombed in his linguistic sarcophagus.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Sophie was surprised she had not spotted the linguistic ties immediately.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Herein lies a linguistic riddle—whether the prefix "a-" in their language does indeed mean "without."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • "Why pay rent?" the linguistic circular went on to demand.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Colin Singleton's type was not physical but linguistic; he liked Katherines.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • He believes that coming to a language late can be an advantage, because one brings better credentials, linguistic, cultural, and emotional.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • His linguistic behavior suggests that at some time Quentin Tarantino, the writer-director, was in contact with the Good Book, despite all his Bad Language.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Linguistic alchemy.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Archaeologists and philologists have identified in Homer relics of artifacts and linguistic forms that must date to the Greek Bronze Age of the middle second millennium.
    Homer  --  The Iliad

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