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[ling-gwis-tik] adjective 1. of or belonging to language: linguistic change. 2. of or relating to . /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to language 2. of or relating to linguistics adj. 1856, from French linguistique (1833); see linguist + -ic. The use of linguistic to mean “of or pertaining to language or languages” is “hardly […]
noun 1. a 20th-century philosophical movement inspired by Ludwig Wittgenstein and marked by close attention paid to the way words are used in order to clarify concepts and to eliminate confusions arising from mystifying preconceptions about language.
[lin-uh-nahyzd] adjective 1. made or finished to resemble the texture of cloth.
[lin-uh n-fohld] noun 1. an ornamental motif resembling , , carved on paneling.