linguistically linguistically  /lɪŋɡ ˈwɪ stɪk li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) with respect to the science of linguistics
  2. (adv) with respect to language

Usage(s):

  1. The term, popularized in 2006 by Grey's Anatomy and more recently by Oprah Winfrey, is fairly indicative of where we are linguistically as a nation.
  2. But all of that changes when you have an enormous, linguistically monoclonal immigration as we do today from Latin America.
  3. The premise of The Well-Dressed Ape is that everybody knows human beings are really animals but nobody cops to it linguistically.

News

  • ‘Overcoming Language Barriers’ Explores Use of Black English

    New guidebook focuses on helping linguistically different African American students find success in school. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/AmandaJJonesEdD/06/prweb10820612.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The guitar and the sitar are obviously related - even linguistically. The oud moves west from Persia to become the lute; it moves east to become the pipa. And a European hears an erhu and says it's purely Chinese, a Chinese violin, but in Chinese...
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: Yo-Yo Ma Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Not only do [these vendors] need to offer country- and language-specific music, they also need to complement the music with text that is linguistically and idiomatically on target," Kevorkian told MacNewsWorld.
    on Jun 7, 2004 By: Jack Kevorkian Source: MacNewsWorld

  3. "I do not intend to not put up with attempts to divide Ukraine, to split Ukraine territorially, linguistically or religiously," Yanukovych said at a meeting with foreign diplomats in the Ukrainian capital.
    on Dec 21, 2004 By: Viktor Yanukovych Source: USA Today

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