linguistic universal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n linguistic universal (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages
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Usage

In literature:

The monkeys had not been composed to sleep by the 'Universal Linguist' of Mr. Hamilton.
"The Voyage of Captain Popanilla" by Benjamin Disraeli
His aversion to linguistic studies put a university career out of the question.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
The linguistic characteristic is widely spread, though not universal.
"On the Evolution of Language" by John Wesley Powell
Subject well educated, having achieved distinction in linguistic, philological and literary studies in his university.
"Double Trouble" by Herbert Quick
Linguistic revivals have, in fact, been well-nigh universal.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Had not a "universal religion" better let linguistics alone?
"Bahaism and Its Claims" by Samuel Graham Wilson
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In news:

Graduate students in linguistics professor Lev Michael's class at the University of California, Berkeley, will wrap up the year by producing a legacy for speakers of an endangered language called Garifuna.
Ross Brann, Cornell University – Linguistic Similarities of Hebrew and Arabic.
A professor of linguistics at the University of Edinburgh says people who nitpick about grammar mistakes may be doing more harm than good to their students.
Paul De Lacy, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Rutgers University, speaks with Indre about the language of speaking in tongues.
A linguist for the Navy in Bahrain is charged under the Espionage Act with possessing classified documents _ some of which ended up in public archives of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
WASHINGTON—A linguist for the Navy in Bahrain is charged under the Espionage Act with possessing classified documents—some of which ended up in public archives of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
Rosemarie discovered her love for linguistics as a senior at the University of South Carolina.
Is Gerard visiting professor of cognitive, linguistic , and psychological sciences at Brown University and professor of general linguistics at the University of Edinburgh.
John McWhorter is the author, most recently, of Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue, and has taught linguistics at Cornell and the University of California, Berkeley.
They met while earning their master's degrees in linguistics at the University of Texas at Arlington.
We spoke with University of Pennsylvania linguistics professor Mark Liberman, who explained why the two names are so easily confused.
The 10 students in his course, Introduction to Field Methods, are focusing on Nzadi this semester - the first such effort in any college or university to examine this remote member of the Bantu linguistic family.
University of Manitoba linguist Jila Ghomeshi says there's no big deal about common grammar bugbears: Saying "anyways" instead of "anyway," "nucular" for "nuclear" and "I seen it" instead of "I saw it".
WASHINGTON — A linguist for the Navy in Bahrain is charged under the Espionage Act with possessing classified documents — some of which ended up in public archives of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
Francisco Kjolseth The Salt Lake Tribune University of Utah linguist Marianna Di Paolo helped found the Center for American Indian Languages and runs its Shoshoni Project.
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In science:

Association for Computational Linguistics and 17th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
Manual tagging is time consuming so as mention earlier in Section 6.2 three linguist experts from Linguistic Department, Manipur University is hired for rectifying the spelling and syntax of a sentence.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
University of California Press Publications in Linguistics, Vol 123.
Corpus Statistics Meet the Noun Compound: Some Empirical Results
We have presented a Bayesian model for discovering universal linguistic implications from a typological database.
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
Word Order Universals: Quantitative analyses of linguistic structure.
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
Amsler, “Application of Citation-Based Automatic Classi fication,” The University of Texas at Austin Linguist Research Center, Technical Report, 1972. G.
C-Rank: A Link-based Similarity Measure for Scientific Literature Databases
Orasan C. (2001), Patterns in scientific abstracts, in Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics 2001 Conference, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, 2001, 433-443. 20.
Annotation of Scientific Summaries for Information Retrieval
This monograph has been published in Publications of the Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki.
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
Publications of the Department of General Linguistics, No. , University of Helsinki.  .
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
Publication No. , Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki. [Karlsson,  ] Karlsson, F.  .
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
Computational Linguistics, An Introduction, Cambridge University Press, UK.
Efficient Algorithms for Parsing the DOP Model? A Reply to Joshua Goodman
Distributed by the Indiana University Linguistics Club.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
Working Papers 32, Lund University Department of Linguistics.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
Working Papers 36, Department of Linguistics, Lund University, Lund.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
Distributed by the Indiana University Linguistics Club.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
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