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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

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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 previewMeaning and Form (1996)

Systemic Functional Interpretations by Margaret Berry

Encouraging for the text linguist is the fact that often the judgements expressed by business and industrial professionals are context and text-type related. A piece of writing may be criticized, for example, as too personal for a report intended for ...

Google previewThe Last Speakers (2010)

The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages by K. David Harrison

some think a linguist is a word pundit or grammar maven, doling out advice about correct usage or obscure word origins. “file US. government uses the term to refer to translators ...

Google previewUnity and Diversity in Language Use (2005)

by Kristyan Miller, Paul Thompson

Perhaps the Good Applied Linguist is the one who is able to integrate details of particular instances into general statements, unifying the diverse; looking at trees to increase knowledge about woods, and using knowledge of woods the better to ...

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 previewCorpus Linguistics (2005)

Readings in a Widening Discipline by Geoffrey Sampson, Diana McCarthy

to the modern techniques of historical linguistics, of linguistic geography, and of descriptive analysis, as a means of understanding the significance of language phenomena, then the linguist is a complete liberal or radical. Too often, it is true, ...

Google previewTransactions of the American Philological Association (1885)

The chronicler is content with recording the simple fact as a fact, and in that sense the mere linguist is a chronicler and not a philologist. To the true philologist every fact, whether of language or of art, of custom or of belief, stands not barely for ...

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 YUGOSLAVIA - CIRCA 1993: Vuc Stefanovic Karadzic on 10000 Dinara 1993 Banknote from Yugoslavia. Serbian linguist and major reformer of the Serbian language.Small photo of GREENLAND - CIRCA 1964: A stamp printed by DENMARK shows image portrait of Samuel Petrus Kleinschmidt - German, Danish missionary linguist born in Greenland, circa 1964Small photo of RUSSIA - CIRCA 1962: stamp printed by Russia, shows Mesrop Mashtots - Armenian scholar and linguist, Creator of the Armenian alphabet, circa 1962Small photo of RIGA, LATVIA - SEP 7, 2014: Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia. Park is named after the Latvian linguist Atis KronvaldSmall photo of RIGA, LATVIA - SEP 7, 2014: Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia. Park is named after the Latvian linguist Atis KronvaldSmall photo of RIGA, LATVIA - SEP 7, 2014: Fountain in the Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia. Park is named after the Latvian linguist Atis KronvaldSmall photo of RIGA, LATVIA - SEP 7, 2014: Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia. Park is named after the Latvian linguist Atis Kronvald 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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