linguistic form


noun

any meaningful unit of speech, as a sentence, phrase, word, morpheme, or suffix.

Nearby words

  1. linguistic,
  2. linguistic analysis,
  3. linguistic area,
  4. linguistic atlas,
  5. linguistic borrowing,
  6. linguistic geography,
  7. linguistic philosophy,
  8. linguistic stock,
  9. linguistic universal,
  10. linguistical

Origin of linguistic form

First recorded in 1920–25

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