Pronunciation: Brit. /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/, U.S. /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/
Origin: Formed within English, by derivation. Etymons: linguistic adj., -ic suffix 2
Etymology: < linguistic adj.: see -ic suffix 2.
The scientific study of language and its structure. Also: this as a subject of educational study or examination. Cf. philology n. 3.
The exact focus of linguistics varies, but may involve any or all of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and phonetics. Many specific branches and types of linguistics are treated elsewhere: for applied, computational, historical, structural linguistics, etc., see the first elements; for ethnolinguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, etc., see the main entries.
From: "linguistics, n.". OED Online. September 2019. Oxford University Press. https://www.oed.com/view/Entry/327343?
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