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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 previewLanguage, Society, and New Media (2015)

Sociolinguistics Today by Marcel Danesi

argued that the meaning implications in a metaphorical expression such as “The linguist is a snake” cannot be completely captured by literal paraphrases such as “The linguist is sneaky,” “The linguist is ...

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 (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 Henry Watson Fowler, 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 ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 8, 2016: A postmark printed in NEPAL, shows portrait of Mahananda Sapkota, linguist, circa 1998Small photo of Venice, Italy - August 09, 2016 : Nicolo Tommaseo monument located in the Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy. He is famous Italian linguist, journalist, essayist and editor, born 1802 in SebenicoSmall photo of ZAGREB, CROATIA - SEPTEMBER 18: Stamp printed in Yugoslavia shows Dositej Obradovic, philosopher, linguist, minister of education of Serbia, circa 1963, on September 11, 2014, Zagreb, CroatiaSmall photo of monument Niccolo Tommaseo was italian linguist, journalist and essayist, Campo Santo Stefano in VeniceSmall photo of Statue of Niccolo' Tommaseo in Venice, famous italian linguist, journalist and essayistSmall photo of GOMEL, BELARUS, APRIL 16, 2017. Stamp printed in Poland shows image of Jan Jozef Baranowski is a Polish economist and financier, nobleman, linguist, engineer and eminent inventor, circa 2011.Small photo of Skilled young woman watching online lessons on modern laptop for distance studying foreign languages on internet website.Talented linguist making notes on stickers for better memorise new words 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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