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Definition of the noun linguist

What does linguist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: linguists

  1. a specialist in linguistics
  2. a person who speaks more than one language


Who is Linguist?

Linguist is one of the founding members of Advanced Chemistry, a German hip-hop group from Heidelberg, South Germany. Advanced Chemistry was founded in 1987 by Linguist, Toni L, Gee-One, DJ Mike MD and MC Torch.


Linguist is a fictional character in the 2012 action comedy sci-fi film Men in Black III.

Phrases with Linguist

  1. Missionary-Linguist
  2. comparative linguist
  3. computational linguist

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Linguist

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Google previewHow Languages Work (2014)

An Introduction to Language and Linguistics by Carol Genetti

The term linguist refers to a person who examines the structures and principles underlying languages. Note that this is different from a polyglot, a person who speaks many languages. For more on this distinction, see Textbox 1.4. The longer ...

Google previewMorphosyntactic Categories and the Expression of Possession (2013)

by Kersti Börjars, David Denison, Alan Scott

These benefits include a theoretical framework which rests firmly on elementary principles of cognitive psychology, but perhaps the most important attraction for a linguist is the possibility of facing uncertainty and complication in the data ...

Google previewBlind Obedience: The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy (2009)

The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy by Meredith Williams

The shift from the child's oneword vocables to the theoretical hypotheses of the field linguist is an utter mystery, compounded by the fact that our “shared” language is an illusion. Every language is a language of one, calling for the translation of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Pragmatics (2012)

by Yan Huang

functionalism functional independence principle A principle proposed by the New Zealand-born linguist Robyn Carston, which states that if the role played by a pragmatically derived aspect of utterance meaning subsumes the role of 'what ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Media and Communication (2011)

by Daniel Chandler, Rod Munday

American linguist and political activist. Cohen, Stanley (b.1942) South AfricanBritish sociologist and criminologist.

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Jeremy Butterfield

linguist, linguistics attempts to change everyday language, such as the use of partner to cover all kinds of relationship, the use of chair or chairperson and other gender-neutral language. The beneficial side of linguistic engineering is shown in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1979)

Volume 27 - Scientific and Technical Libraries to Slavic Paleography by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

Borkovskii, a linguist, whose interest in certain aspects of Slavic paleography began as far back as in 1931 ("O iazyke Suzdal'skoi letopisi po Lavrent'evskomu spisku" [The Language of the Suzdal' Chronicle According to ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies (2009)

by Mona Baker, Gabriela Saldanha

The colonial era also saw a marked decline in the importance of the professional ' linguist' ...

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Small photo of RIGA, LATVIA - SEP 7, 2014: Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia. Park is named after the Latvian linguist Atis KronvaldSmall photo of PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2015: Monument to Josef Jungmann in Prague. Jungmann (1773-1847) was a Bohemian poet and linguist, and a leading figure of the Czech National RevivalSmall photo of RUSSIA - CIRCA 1968: a stamp printed in the Russia shows Alisher Navoi, Was a Central Asian Turkic Poet, Writer, Politician, Linguist and Mystic, 525th Birth Anniversary, circa 1968Small photo of HUNGARY - CIRCA 1957: a stamp printed in the Hungary shows Lazarus Ludwig Zamenhof, Doctor, Linguist and Creator of Esperanto, Constructed Language, circa 1957Small photo of POLAND - CIRCA 1959: stamp printed by Poland, shows Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof-Polish eye doctor,linguist of Jewish descent, the Creator of Esperanto, circa 1959Small photo of USSR - CIRCA 1961: A stamp printed by USSR, shows Atis Kronvalds - Latvian pedagogue and publicist,linguist,drawing on old mail envelope, circa 1961Small photo of VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 2014 : People at Statue of Nicolo Tommaseo monument in Venice, Italy on September 14, 2014. Nicolo Tommaseo was a linguist, journalist, essayist, and Italian irredentism More...

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Sign Language Linguist Carol Padden: 2010 MacArthur Fellow | MacArthur Foundation

Sign language linguist Carol Padden was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a 500000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have ...

Scrabble value of L1I1N1G2U1I1S1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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