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linguisticsnoun [U]

uk   us   /lɪŋˈɡwɪs.tɪks/ (also linguistic science)
Translations of “linguistics”
in Korean 언어학…
in Arabic عِلم اللُغة, اللُغَوِيّات…
in Portuguese linguística…
in Catalan lingüística…
in Japanese 言語学…
in Italian linguistica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 語言學…
in Russian лингвистика…
in Turkish dilbilim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 语言学…
in Polish językoznawstwo, lingwistyka…
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