Linguistic typology



noun

the classification of languages according to grammatical features rather than common ancestry or geographical contact; also called language typology , typology of language

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  • Lingula

    [ling-gyuh-luh] /ˈlɪŋ gyə lə/ noun, plural lingulae [ling-gyuh-lee] /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. a tongue-shaped organ, process, or tissue. lingula lin·gu·la (lĭng’gyə-lə) n. pl. -lae (-lē’) Any of several tongue-shaped processes.



  • Lingular

    [ling-gyuh-luh] /ˈlɪŋ gyə lə/ noun, plural lingulae [ling-gyuh-lee] /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. a tongue-shaped organ, process, or tissue. lingular lin·gu·lar (lĭng’gyə-lər) adj. Of or relating to a lingula. lingula lin·gu·la (lĭng’gyə-lə) n. pl. -lae (-lē’) Any of several tongue-shaped processes.

  • Lingulate

    [ling-gyuh-leyt] /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌleɪt/ adjective 1. formed like a tongue; ligulate. /ˈlɪŋɡjʊˌleɪt/ adjective 1. shaped like a tongue: a lingulate leaf



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