the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics.
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How to use linguistics in a sentence
Over the past decade, emojis have become an integral part of the way we communicate and have attracted attention from scholars in subjects ranging from linguistics to psychology.
“All derivational morphology tends to be irregular and somewhat unpredictable, although there are certain rules,” said Frank Nuessel, a linguistics professor at the University of Louisville and an expert in onomastics, the study of proper names.From Chicagoan to Phoenician, here’s what to call the residents of the biggest US cities | John Kennedy | July 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
One could present a case for or against using that descriptor and assign your freshman linguistics class a paper adjudicating it.How the right is trying to reshape the history of the Jan. 6 riot | Philip Bump | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
These AI systems focused on linguistics use a number of different technologies to understand written and spoken interactions with humans.Building customer relationships with conversational AI | Martha Leibs | March 29, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Rather than studying linguistics, these NLP algorithms learn through a vast corpus of text, arranged in words, short phrases, sentences, and paragraphs.A Language AI Is Accurately Predicting Covid-19 ‘Escape’ Mutations | Shelly Fan | January 19, 2021 | Singularity Hub
I realized that this guy, who is on the left edge of politics, has this career in linguistics.
The fate of linguistics, therefore, turned on a simple twist of chance.
In linguistics, scholars discuss written- versus spoken-language paradigms.
But the ambition announced in these pages is not limited to questions of linguistics or anthropology.Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ and the Birth of Deconstruction | Benoît Peeters | December 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The court held—I think quite sensibly—that the issue turned on substance rather than linguistics.The Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare: 16 Experts Weigh in | Matthew DeLuca | June 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It becomes the end with linguistics the means, and this is the true relation between them.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
Our needs lie in the direction of the natural sciences rather than in the direction of history and linguistics.
“Phonetic laws” make up a large and fundamental share of the subject-matter of linguistics.Language | Edward Sapir
Had not a "universal religion" better let linguistics alone?Bahaism and Its Claims | Samuel Graham Wilson
Knowing of Bayne's hobby for linguistics, the oculist jocularly turned these archaic curios over to him.The Ordeal | Charles Egbert Craddock
British Dictionary definitions for linguistics
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