metalinguistics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1949 a branch of linguistics that deals with the relation between language and other cultural factors in a society

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  • Metalinguistics — is the branch of linguistics that studies language and its relationship to culture and society. It is the study of dialogue relationships between units of speech communication as manifestations and enactments of co existence. The neologism… …   Wikipedia

  • metalinguistics — ☆ metalinguistics [met΄ə liŋ gwis′tiks ] n. the branch of linguistics dealing with relations between language and other elements of a culture …   English World dictionary

  • metalinguistics — /met euh ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the study of the relation between languages and the other cultural systems they refer to. [1945 50; META + LINGUISTICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • metalinguistics — noun The branch of linguistics that studies language and its relationship to culture and society …   Wiktionary

  • metalinguistics — plural noun [treated as sing.] the branch of linguistics concerned with metalanguages. Derivatives metalinguistic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • metalinguistics — meta·linguistics …   English syllables

  • metalinguistics — met•a•lin•guis•tics [[t]ˌmɛt ə lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) ling. the study of the relation between languages and the other cultural systems they refer to • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • metalinguistics — /mɛtəlɪŋˈgwɪstɪks/ (say metuhling gwistiks) noun 1. the study of metalanguages. 2. the study of the relation of language to other culture mediated behaviour. –metalinguistic, adjective –metalinguistically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • metalinguistics — “+ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: meta + linguistics : a branch of linguistics that deals with the relation of language to the rest of culture determined behavior …   Useful english dictionary

  • Metalingüística — Se ha sugerido que este artículo o sección sea fusionado en Lingüística (discusión). Una vez que hayas realizado la fusión de artículos, pide la fusión de historiales aquí. La metalingüística es el estudio de la relación entre el lenguaje y otros …   Wikipedia Español

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