The origin and historical development of a linguistic form as shown by determining its basic elements, earliest known use, and changes in form and meaning, tracing its transmission from one language to another, identifying its cognates in other languages, and reconstructing its ancestral form where possible.
The act, process, art, or work of writing, compiling, or editing a dictionary or dictionaries
The study of the nature, structure, and variation of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics.
A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.
All the vocal sounds, words, and ways of combining them common to a particular nation, tribe, or other speech community
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