Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics

Editor/Author Crystal, David
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Wiley

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4051-5296-9
Category: Language & Literature - Linguistics
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Book Status: Available
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David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.

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  • Preface to the Sixth Edition
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • List of Symbols
  • The International Phonetic Alphabet
  • A
  • A
  • abbreviated clause
  • abbreviation (n.)
  • abbreviatory (adj.)
  • abducted (adj.)
  • abessive (adj./n.)
  • A-binding (n.)
  • ablative (adj./n.) (abl, ABL)
  • ablaut (n.)
  • A-bound (adj.)
  • abrupt (adj.)
  • absolute (adj.)
  • absolutive (adj./n.) (abs, ABS)
  • absorption (n.)
  • abstract (adj.)
  • accent (n.)
  • accentology, accentuation (n.)
  • acceptability (n.)
  • acceptable (adj.)
  • access (n.)
  • accessibility hierarchy
  • accessible (adj.)
  • accidence (n.)
  • accidental gap
  • accommodate (v.)
  • accommodation (n.)
  • accomplishment (n.)
  • accusative (adj./n.) (acc, ACC)
  • accusativity (n.)
  • achievement (n.)
  • acoustic cue
  • acoustic domain analog
  • acoustic feature
  • acoustic phonetics
  • acquire (v.)
  • acquisition (n.)
  • acrolect (n.)
  • acronym (n.)
  • across-the-board (ATB)
  • actant (n.)
  • action (n.)
  • active (adj./n.)
  • active knowledge
  • activity (n.)
  • actor-action-goal
  • actualization (n.)
  • acute (adj.)
  • additive bilingualism
  • address (n.)
  • addressee (n.)
  • adducted (adj.)
  • adequacy (n.)
  • adequate (adj.)
  • adessive (adj./n.)
  • adicity (n.)
  • adjacency (n.)
  • adjacency condition
  • adjacency pair
  • adjacent (adj.)
  • adjectival (adj./n.)
  • adjective (n.) (A, adj, ADJ)
  • adjoin (v.)
  • adjunct (n.)
  • adjunction (n.)
  • adjunctival (adj./n.)
  • adnominal (adj./n.)
  • adposition (n.)
  • adstratal (adj.)
  • adstratum (n.)
  • adultocentric (adj.)
  • adultomorphic (adj.)
  • advanced tongue root
  • advancement (n.)
  • adverb (n.) (A, adv, ADV)
  • adverb clause
  • adverbial (adj./n.)
  • adverb phrase
  • adversative (adj./n.)
  • aerometry (n.)
  • affect (n.)
  • affect alpha
  • affected (adj.)
  • affective (adj.)
  • affirmative (adj./n.)
  • affix (n.) (AFF)
  • affixal morphology
  • affixation, affix-hopping, affixing (n.), (n.), (adj.)
  • affricate (n.)
  • affricated, affrication (adj.),(n.)
  • African-American English
  • agent (n.)
  • agentive (adj./n.) (AGT)
  • agentive passive
  • agentless (adj.)
  • agglutinating, agglutination (adj.), (n.)
  • agglutinative (adj.)
  • AGR /‘ag/
  • agrammatic speech
  • agrammatism (n.)
  • agree (v.)
  • agreement (n.)
  • airstream mechanism
  • Aktionsart, Aktionsarten /aktInsat/ (n.), plural
  • alethic /liθIk/ (adj.)
  • algorithm (n.)
  • alienability (n.)
  • alienable (adj.)
  • ALIGN
  • alignment (n.) (ALIGN)
  • allative (adj./n.) (all, ALL)
  • allegro (adj.)
  • allo-
  • allochrone, allograph, allokine, alloseme (n.)
  • allomorph, allomorphic, allomorphy (n.)(adj.),(n.)
  • allonym (n.)
  • allophone, allophonic, allophony (n.), (adj.), (n.)
  • allophonic transcription
  • allotagma (n.)
  • alphabetism (n.)
  • alpha notation
  • alternant (n.)
  • alternate, alternating (v.)(adj.)
  • alternation (n.)
  • alternative set
  • alveolar (adj.)
  • alveopalatal, alveo-palatal (adj.)
  • ambifix (n.)
  • ambiguity (n.)
  • ambiguous (adj.)
  • ambilingualism (n.)
  • ambisyllabicity (n.)
  • ameliorate (v.)
  • amelioration (n.)
  • amplitude (n.)
  • anacoluthon (n.)
  • analogical (adj.)
  • analogy (n.)
  • analysable (adj.)
  • analysis-by-synthesis (n.)
  • analytic (adj.)
  • analyticity (n.)
  • anaphor (n.)
  • anaphora (n.)
  • anaphoric (adj.)
  • anaptyctic (adj.)
  • anaptyxis /anap'tIksIs/ (n.)
  • anchor (n./v.)
  • anchoring (n.)
  • angled brackets notation
  • animate (adj.)
  • anomalous sentences
  • antagonistic constraints
  • antecedent (n.)
  • anterior (adj.)
  • anteriority (n.)
  • anthropological linguistics
  • anthroponomastics, anthroponymy (n.)
  • anthropophonics (n.)
  • anticipation (n.)
  • anticipatory (adj.)
  • antiformant (n.)
  • antipassive (adj./n.)
  • antiresonance (n.)
  • antonym (n.)
  • antonymy (n.)
  • aorist (n.) (aor, AOR)
  • aoristic (adj.)
  • A-over-A (adj.)
  • aperiodic (adj.)
  • aperture (n.)
  • apex (n.)
  • aphaeresis /‘fIrsIs/ (n.)
  • aphesis, aphetic /‘afsIs/ (n.)/fetIk/ (adj.)
  • apical (adj.), apico-
  • apocope /‘pDkpi/ (n.)
  • apodosis /ap‘dsIs/ (n.)
  • A-position (n.)
  • appellative (n.)
  • appendix (n.)
  • applicable, applicability (adj.),(n.)
  • application (n.)
  • applicational grammar
  • applicative (adj./n.) (appl)
  • applied linguistics
  • applied stylistics
  • apposition (n.)
  • appositive, appositional (adj.)
  • appropriate (adj.)
  • appropriateness (n.)
  • approximant (n.)
  • aptronym (n.)
  • arbitrariness (n.)
  • arbitrary reference
  • arboreal (adj.)
  • ARC (n.)
  • archaism (n.)
  • archiphoneme (n.)
  • archistratum (n.)
  • area (n.)
  • areal linguistics
  • argument (n.) (A, arg)
  • arity (n.)
  • arrangement (n.)
  • article (n.) (art)
  • articulation (n.)
  • articulator (n.)
  • articulator-based feature theory
  • articulator model
  • articulatory analog
  • articulatory dynamics
  • articulatory kinematics
  • articulatory phonetics
  • articulatory phonology
  • articulatory setting
  • articulometer (n.)
  • artificial language
  • ascension (n.)
  • ascriptive (adj.)
  • aspect (n.) (asp)
  • Aspects model/theory
  • aspectual (adj.)
  • aspectualizer (n.)
  • aspirata, aspirate (n.)
  • aspiration (n.)
  • assertion (n.)
  • assign (v.)
  • assignment function
  • assimilation (n.)
  • assimilatory (adj.)
  • associate (n.)
  • association (n.)
  • association convention
  • association line
  • associative (adj.)
  • asterisk (n.)
  • asymmetric rhythmic theory
  • asyndeton (n.)
  • atelic (adj.)
  • atlas (n.)
  • atomic phonology
  • atomic proposition
  • atonal language
  • attenuative (adj./n.)
  • attested (adj.)
  • attitudes to language
  • attitudinal (adj.)
  • attract (v.)
  • attract closest
  • attribute (n.)
  • attribution (n.)
  • attributive (adj.)
  • attrition (n.)
  • audible friction
  • audio-visual integration
  • auditory phonetics
  • auditory target
  • augmentative (adj./n.) (augm)
  • augmented transition network grammar
  • autohyponym (n.)
  • autolexical syntax
  • automatic (adj.)
  • automatic speech recognition
  • automaton, automata (n.), plural
  • autonomous (adj.)
  • autonomous grid
  • autonomous speech
  • autosegment (n.)
  • autosegmental phonology
  • auxiliary (adj./n.) (aux, AUX)
  • auxiliary element
  • auxiliary language
  • avalent (adj.)
  • avoidance languages
  • axiom (n.)
  • axiomatic, axiomatics (adj.),(n.)
  • axis (n.)
  • B
  • baby-talk (n.)
  • Bach-Peters sentence
  • back (adj.)
  • backchannelling (n.)
  • back-formation (n.)
  • backgrounding (n.)
  • backlooping (n.)
  • back-reference (n.)
  • bahuvrihi (adj.) /bahu‘vrihi/
  • balanced bilingual
  • bandwidth (n.)
  • bar (n.)
  • bare infinitive
  • bare phrase structure
  • bare plural
  • barrier (n.)
  • bar variable
  • base (n.)
  • base component
  • basic expression
  • basic form
  • basic level
  • basilect (n.)
  • beat (n.)
  • behaviourism (n.)
  • benefactive (adj./n.) (ben, BEN)
  • beneficiary (n.)
  • biased constraint demotion algorithm
  • biconditional (n.)
  • bidialectalism (n.)
  • bidialectism (n.)
  • bidirectionality (n.)
  • big PRO
  • bijection principle (BP)
  • bilabial (adj./n.)
  • bilateral (adj.)
  • bilingual (adj./n.)
  • biliteracy (n.)
  • bimoraic (adj.)
  • binarity, binarism (n.)
  • binary choice
  • binary evaluation
  • binary feature
  • bind (v.)
  • binding (adj./n.)
  • binomial (adj./n.)
  • biolinguistics (n.)
  • biological linguistics
  • bioprogramme/bioprogram hypothesis
  • bipositionality (n.)
  • biuniqueness (n.)
  • bivalent (adj.)
  • Black English Vernacular
  • blade (n.)
  • bleaching (n.)
  • bleeding (adj./n.)
  • blend (n.)
  • blending (n.)
  • block (v.)
  • blocking (n.)
  • block language
  • Bloomfieldian (adj./n.)
  • Bloomfieldianism (n.)
  • Boolean (adj.)
  • bootstrapping (n.)
  • borrowing (n.)
  • bottom-up (adj.)
  • bound (adj.)
  • boundary-symbol
  • boundary tone
  • bounded foot
  • boundedness (n.)
  • bounding theory
  • bow-wow theory
  • brace notation, bracket notation
  • bracketed grid
  • bracketing (n.)
  • bracketing paradox
  • branch (n.)
  • branching (adj./n.)
  • branching quantifiers
  • breath group (n.)
  • breathiness (n.)
  • breathy (adj.)
  • bridge (n.)
  • broad (adj.)
  • buccal (adj.)
  • bunch, bunched (v.) (adj.)
  • bunching (n.)
  • bundle (n.)
  • burst (n.)
  • byname (n.)
  • C
  • C
  • calculus (n.)
  • calque (n.)
  • cancellation (n.)
  • candidate (n.)
  • canonical (adj.)
  • capacity (n.)
  • cardinal (adj./n.)
  • cardinal vowels
  • caregiver/caretaker speech
  • Cartesian linguistics
  • case (n.)
  • case grammar
  • cataphora (n.)
  • cataphoric (adj.)
  • categorial grammar
  • categorical perception
  • categorization (n.)
  • category (n.)
  • category selection
  • category shifting
  • catenative (adj./n.)
  • causal chain theory
  • causative (adj./n.) (caus, CAUS)
  • cavity (n.)
  • c-command
  • cenematics, cenetics (n.)
  • ceneme (n.)
  • centre (n.)
  • centre-embedding
  • centring diphthong
  • centum language /kentam/
  • chain (n.)
  • CHAIN
  • chain/choice (n.)
  • chain condition/formation principle
  • chain shift
  • change from above/below
  • channel (n.)
  • character (n.)
  • charm (n.)
  • charmed, charmless (adj.)
  • chart (n.)
  • chart parser
  • checked (adj.)
  • checking (adj.)
  • chereme (n.)
  • cherology (n.)
  • chest pulse
  • child-directed speech
  • child language acquisition/development
  • choice (n.)
  • choice function
  • chômeur (n.)
  • Chomsky-adjunction (n.)
  • Chomskyan (adj./n.)
  • Chomsky hierarchy
  • chroneme (n.)
  • chunk (n, v.)
  • chunking (n.)
  • circonstant (n.)
  • circumfix (n.)
  • circumscription (n.)
  • citation form
  • clash, clashing (v.), (n.)
  • class (n.)
  • class cleavage
  • class dialect
  • classeme (n.)
  • classification, classify (n.), (v.)
  • classifier (n.)
  • class node
  • clausal (adj.)
  • clause (n.)
  • clause-chaining language
  • clause-mate (n.)
  • clause-wall (n.)
  • cleavage (n.)
  • cleft sentence
  • click (n.)
  • cline (n.)
  • clinical linguistics
  • clipped form
  • clipping (n.)
  • clitic (n.)
  • clitic-climbing, clitic-doubling (n.)
  • cliticize, cliticization (v.), (n.)
  • close (adj.)
  • closed (adj.)
  • closure (n.)
  • cluster (n.)
  • coalesce (v.)
  • coalescence (n.)
  • coalescent (adj.)
  • coarticulation (n.)
  • cocktail party phenomenon
  • coda (n.)
  • code (n.)
  • code-mixing, code-switching (n.)
  • codification (n.)
  • codify (v.)
  • cognate (adj./n.)
  • cognise (v.)
  • cognitive domain
  • cognitive grammar
  • cognitive metaphor
  • cognitive semantics
  • cognitivism (n.)
  • cognize/cognise (v.)
  • co-grammar (n.)
  • coherence (n.)
  • cohesion (n.)
  • cohesiveness (n.)
  • co-hyponym (n.)
  • co-indexing (n.)
  • collapse (v.)
  • collective (adj.)
  • colligation (n.)
  • collocability (n.)
  • collocation (n.)
  • colouring (n.)
  • combination (n.)
  • combinatorial (adj.)
  • comitative (adj./n.)
  • command (n./v.)
  • comment (n.)
  • comment clause
  • commissive (adj./n.)
  • common (adj.)
  • common core
  • common ground
  • communication (n.)
  • communication science
  • communicative (adj.)
  • communicative dynamism (CD)
  • commutation (n.)
  • comp
  • compact (adj.)
  • comparative (adj.)
  • comparative linguistics
  • comparative method
  • comparative philology
  • comparative reconstruction
  • comparison (n.)
  • compensatory lengthening
  • competence (n.)
  • complement (n.) (comp)
  • complementarity (n.)
  • complementary (adj.)
  • complementizer (n.) (Comp, COMP, C)
  • complete assimilation
  • complete feedback
  • complex (adj.)
  • complexity (n.)
  • complex NP constraint
  • complex preposition
  • complex sentence
  • complex symbol
  • complex tone
  • component (n.)
  • componential analysis
  • composite verb
  • composition (n.)
  • compositionality (n.)
  • compound (n.)
  • compound bilingualism
  • comprehension (n.)
  • computational linguistics
  • computational system
  • computer corpus
  • conative (adj.)
  • concatenate (v.)
  • concatenation (n.)
  • conceptual blending/integration
  • conceptual metaphor
  • conceptual processes
  • concessive (adj.)
  • concord (n.)
  • concrete (adj.)
  • condition (n.)
  • conditional (adj./n.) (cond)
  • conditioned (adj.)
  • condition on extraction domains (CED)
  • configuration (n.)
  • configurational languages
  • congruence (n.)
  • congruity (n.)
  • conjoined (adj.)
  • conjugation (n.)
  • conjunct (n.)
  • conjunction (n.)
  • conjunctive (adj.)
  • connected speech
  • connection (n.)
  • connectionism (n.)
  • connective (adj./n.) (cn, conn)
  • connector (n.)
  • connotation (n.)
  • consequent (n.)
  • consonant (n.) (C)
  • consonant harmony
  • conspiracy (n.)
  • conspire (v.)
  • constant (adj.)
  • constative (adj.)
  • constellation (n.)
  • constituency (n.)
  • constituent (n.)
  • constituent-command (v.)
  • constrain (v.)
  • constraint (n.)
  • constraint demotion algorithm
  • constriction (n.)
  • construction (n.)
  • constructional homonymity
  • constructional schema
  • construe (v.)
  • consultant (n.)
  • contact (adj./n.)
  • contact assimilation
  • containment (n.)
  • content (n.)
  • contentive (n.)
  • content word
  • context (n.)
  • context change potential
  • context of situation
  • contextualize, contextualization (v.), (n.)
  • contiguity (n.)
  • contiguous assimilation
  • contingent extrasyllabicity
  • continuant (adj.) (cont)
  • continuity hypothesis
  • continuous (adj.)
  • contoid (n.)
  • contour (n.)
  • contour tone
  • contraction (n.)
  • contradiction (n.)
  • contradictory (adj./n.)
  • contrafactive (adj./n.)
  • contrary (adj./n.)
  • contrast (n.)
  • contrastive accent
  • contrastive analysis (CA)
  • contrastive rhetoric
  • contrastive stress
  • control (n.)
  • controller (n.)
  • convention
  • conventional implicature
  • convergence (n.)
  • conversational implicature
  • conversational maxims
  • conversational turn
  • conversation analysis (CA)
  • converseness (n.)
  • conversion (n.)
  • co-occurrence (n.)
  • co-operative principle
  • co-ordinate bilingualism
  • co-ordinating conjunction
  • co-ordination (n.)
  • co-ordinator (n.)
  • co-phonology (n.)
  • co-production (n.)
  • copula (n.)
  • copy (v.)
  • copying (n.)
  • copy tag
  • core (adj./n.)
  • co-referential (adj.)
  • co-representational grammar
  • coronal (adj.) (cor, COR)
  • coronalization (n.)
  • corpus, corpora plural (n.)
  • corpus-internal/-external evidence
  • correctness (n.)
  • correlation (n.)
  • correlative (adj.)
  • correspond (v.)
  • correspondence (n.)
  • correspondence hypothesis
  • cost (n.)
  • co-text (n.)
  • count (adj.)
  • countable (adj.)
  • counter-agent (n.)
  • counter-bleeding (n.)
  • counter-example (n.)
  • counter-factual (adj./n.)
  • counter-feeding (n.)
  • counter-intuitive (adj.)
  • count noun
  • covered (adj.)
  • covert (adj.)
  • CP
  • C-place (n.)
  • cps
  • cranberry morpheme
  • crash (v.)
  • creak (n.)
  • creaky (adj.)
  • creativity (n.)
  • creole (n.)
  • creolization, creolize (n.), (v.)
  • creoloid (n.)
  • critical discourse analysis
  • critical linguistics
  • critical period
  • crossover (adj.)
  • cross-sectional (adj.)
  • cryptophasia (n.)
  • c-selection
  • C-slot (n.)
  • c-structure (n.)
  • cue (n.)
  • culminativity (n.)
  • cultural transmission
  • cumulative (adj.)
  • cupping (n.)
  • curly brackets
  • CV phonology
  • CV rule
  • CV-tier (n.)
  • cycle (n.)
  • cyclic (adj.)
  • D
  • dangling participle
  • dark l
  • data (n.)
  • dative (adj./n.)
  • daughter (n.)
  • daughter-adjunction (n.)
  • daughter-dependency grammar (DDG)
  • daughter language
  • Davidsonian semantics
  • deadjectival (adj.)
  • death (n.)
  • debuccalized (adj.)
  • declaration (n.)
  • declarative (adj./n.)
  • declension (n.)
  • declination (n.)
  • decode (v.)
  • deconstruction (n.)
  • decreolization (n.)
  • de dicto/de re /deI ‘dIkt, deI reI/
  • deep Case
  • deep grammar
  • default (n.)
  • defective (adj.)
  • deficit hypothesis
  • defining (adj.)
  • defining vocabulary
  • definite (adj.)
  • defooting (n.)
  • deforestation (n.)
  • degenerate foot
  • degree (n.)
  • deictic (adj./n.)
  • deixis (n.) /daIksIs/
  • delayed (adj.)
  • delayed auditory feedback
  • delete (v.)
  • deletion (n.)
  • delicacy (n.)
  • delimitative (adj./n.)
  • delinking (n.)
  • delta (adj./n.)
  • demarcative (adj.)
  • demibeat (n.)
  • demisyllabic (adj.)
  • demonstrative (adj./n.)
  • demotic (adj.)
  • demotion (n.)
  • denasalized (adj.)
  • denominal (adj.)
  • denotation (n.)
  • dense neighbourhood
  • dental (adj./n.)
  • denti-alveolar (adj.)
  • deontic (adj.) /deIntIk/
  • deoralization (n.)
  • dependence (n.)
  • dependency grammar
  • dependency phonology (DP)
  • dependent (adj.)
  • deponent verb
  • depth (n.)
  • depth hypothesis
  • de re
  • derivation (n.)
  • derivational morphology
  • derivational theory of complexity
  • derived environment
  • description (n.)
  • descriptive adequacy/grammar/linguistics
  • descriptivism, descriptivist (n.)
  • desiderative (adj./n.)
  • designated terminal element (DTE)
  • destressing (n.)
  • deterioration (n.)
  • determiner (n.) (det, DET, D)
  • determinism (n.)
  • development (n.)
  • developmental linguistics
  • deverbal (adj.)
  • deviance (n.)
  • device (n.)
  • devoiced (adj.)
  • dia-
  • diachronic (adj.)
  • diacritic (adj./n.)
  • diagramming (n.)
  • dialect (n.)
  • Perceptual dialectology
  • dialectalization (n.)
  • dialect atlas
  • dialect chain
  • dialect continuum
  • dialect geography
  • dialectology, dialectometry (n.)
  • dialinguistics, diamorph, diaphone, diasystem, diatype (n.)
  • dichotic listening
  • dictionary (n.)
  • difference hypothesis
  • differential (n.)
  • diffuse (adj.)
  • diffusion (n.)
  • diglossia (n.)
  • digraph (n.)
  • diminutive (adj./n.)
  • ding-dong theory
  • diphthong (n.)
  • diplophonia (n.)
  • direct (adj.)
  • directional entailingness
  • directionality (n.)
  • directive (adj./n.)
  • disambiguation (n.)
  • discontinuity grammar
  • discontinuity hypothesis
  • discontinuous (adj.)
  • discourse (n.)
  • discourse analysis
  • discourse attachment
  • discourse deixis
  • discourse in common sense entailment (DICE)
  • discourse referent
  • discourse representation theory (DAT)
  • discovery procedure
  • discrete (adj.)
  • discreteness (n.)
  • disharmony, disharmonicity (n.)
  • disjunct (n.)
  • disjunction (n.)
  • dispersion (n.)
  • displaced articulation
  • displaced speech
  • displacement (n.)
  • dissimilation (n.)
  • distance assimilation
  • distinctiveness (n.)
  • distinguisher (n.)
  • distributed (adj.)
  • distributed morphology (DM)
  • distributed representation
  • distribution (n.)
  • distributive (adj./n.) (dist, DIST)
  • disyllable (n.)
  • ditransitive (adj.)
  • divergence (n.)
  • D-linking (n.)
  • docking (n.)
  • do-deletion/insertion/support
  • domain (n.)
  • dominance, dominate (n.), (v.)
  • domination (n.)
  • donkey sentence
  • dorsal (adj.)
  • dorso-palatal, dorso-velar (adj.)
  • double articulation
  • double-bar (adj./n.)
  • double-bar juncture, double-cross juncture
  • double-base (adj.)
  • double cross
  • double negative
  • doublet (n.)
  • doubly filled COMP filter
  • downdrift (n.)
  • downgrading (n.)
  • downstep (n.)
  • downward entailing
  • drag chain
  • drill (n.)
  • drum language
  • D-structure (n.)
  • dual (adj.)
  • dualism (n.)
  • duality
  • dummy (adj./n.)
  • duplex perception
  • duration (n.)
  • durative (adj./n.) (dur, DUR)
  • dvandva (adj.)
  • dyadic (adj.)
  • dynamic (adj.)
  • dynamic linguistics/phonetics/phonology
  • dynamic semantics
  • dynamic time warping
  • dynamic verb
  • dynamism (n.)
  • E
  • ear-training (n.)
  • Ebonics (n.)
  • echo (n.)
  • eclecticism (n.)
  • ecolinguistics (n.)
  • ecological linguistics, ecology of language
  • economy (n.)
  • -ed form
  • edge (n.)
  • educational linguistics
  • egocentric speech
  • egressive (adj.)
  • ejective (adj./n.)
  • elaborated (adj.)
  • E-language (n.)
  • elative (adj./n.)
  • electroaerometer, electroaerometry (n.)
  • electroglottograph (n.) (EGG)
  • electrokymograph (n.)
  • electrolaryngogram, electrolaryngograph(y) (n.)
  • electromyograph (n.) (EMG)
  • electropalatograph (n.) (EPG)
  • element (n.)
  • elicitation (n.)
  • elide (v.)
  • elision (n.)
  • elite bilingualism
  • ellipsis (n.)
  • elliptical (adj.)
  • elsewhere condition
  • embedding (n.)
  • emergentism (n.)
  • emic/etic (adj.)
  • emotive (adj.)
  • emphatic consonant
  • empiricism (n.)
  • empty (adj.)
  • empty category principle (EPG)
  • enclisis, enclitic (n.)
  • encode (v.)
  • endangered language
  • endearment, terms of
  • endocentric (adj.)
  • endoglossic (adj.)
  • endophora (n.)
  • endophoric (adj.)
  • -en form
  • engineering (n.)
  • enlightened self-interest
  • entail (v.)
  • entailment (n.)
  • entrench (v.)
  • entry (n.)
  • environment (n.)
  • epenthesis (n.)
  • epenthetic (adj.)
  • epicene (adj.)
  • epiglottis (n.)
  • epistemic (adj.)
  • epithet (n.)
  • eponym (n.)
  • equational (adj.)
  • equative (adj.)
  • equi NP deletion
  • equipollent (adj.)
  • equivalence (n.)
  • erasure (n.)
  • ergative (n.) (erg, ERG)
  • error (n.)
  • esophageal (adj.)
  • essential conditions
  • essive (adj./n.)
  • Estuary English
  • état de langue /eta d lãg/
  • ethic(al) dative
  • ethnography of communication/speaking
  • ethnolinguistics (n.)
  • Ethnologue
  • ethnomethodology (n.)
  • ethnopoetics (n.)
  • ethnosemantics (n.)
  • etic (adj.)
  • etymology (n.)
  • etymon (n.)
  • E-type pronoun
  • eurhythmy (n.)
  • evaluative (adj.)
  • evaluator (n.) (EVAL)
  • eventive (adj./n.)
  • event semantics
  • event time
  • event type
  • evidence (n.)
  • evidentiality (n.)
  • exceptional case marking (ECM)
  • exclamation (n.)
  • exclamation mark (!)
  • exclamative (adj./n.)
  • exclusive (adj.)
  • exemplar (n.)
  • exhaustiveness (n.)
  • exhaustivity (n.)
  • existential (adj./n.)
  • exocentric (adj.)
  • exocentric compound
  • exoglossic (adj.)
  • exophora (n.)
  • expanded pidgin
  • expansion (n.)
  • experiencer (n.)
  • experimental phonetics
  • explanatory (adj.)
  • expletive (n.)
  • explicature (n.)
  • explicitness (n.)
  • exponence (n.)
  • expression (n.)
  • expressive (adj.)
  • extended standard theory (EST)
  • extension (n.)
  • extensive (adj.)
  • external adequacy
  • external argument
  • external evidence
  • externalized language
  • external merge
  • external sandhi
  • external syllabus
  • extraction (n.)
  • extralinguistic (adj.)
  • extrametricality (n.)
  • extraposition (n.)
  • extraprosodicity (n.)
  • extrasyllabic (adj.)
  • extrinsic (adj.)
  • F
  • face (n.)
  • factitive (adj./n.)
  • factive (adj./n.)
  • factorial typology
  • faculty of language
  • fading juncture
  • FAITH
  • faithfulness (n.) (FAITH)
  • fall (n./v.)
  • falling (adj.)
  • false cognates
  • false friends
  • family (n.)
  • fatherese (n.)
  • faux amis
  • favourite (adj.)
  • feature (n.)
  • feature geometry
  • feature percolation
  • feedback (n.)
  • feeding (n.)
  • feet (n.)
  • felicity conditions
  • feminine (adj.)
  • field (n.)
  • file change semantics
  • filled pause
  • filler (n.)
  • filter (n./v.)
  • filtered speech
  • final (adj.)
  • final state
  • finite (adj.)
  • finite automata
  • finite-state grammar (FSG)
  • first language
  • first language acquisition
  • first person
  • Firthian (adj.)
  • fis phenomenon
  • fission (n.)
  • fixed (adj.)
  • flap (n.)
  • flat (adj.)
  • flexion (n.)
  • floating (adj.)
  • flotation (n.)
  • focal area
  • focus (n.) (foc)
  • folk bilingualism
  • folk etymology
  • foot (n.)
  • FOOTBIN (n.)
  • footless (adj.)
  • foregrounding (n.)
  • foreign language
  • forensic linguistics
  • form (n.)
  • form v. meaning/function.
  • formal (adj.)
  • formal grammar
  • formalism (n.)
  • formalist (adj./n.)
  • formality (n.)
  • formalization (n.)
  • formal semantics
  • formal universal
  • formant (n.)(F)
  • formation rule
  • formative (n.)
  • form-class (n.)
  • form of address
  • formula, formulae (n.)
  • formulaic language
  • form word
  • fortis (adj.)
  • fortition (n.)
  • forward-reference (n.)
  • fossilized (adj.)
  • fourth person
  • frame (n.)
  • free (adj.)
  • free form/morpheme
  • freely associating segments
  • free relative clause
  • free syllable
  • free variation
  • frequency (n.)
  • frequentative (adj./n.) (freq)
  • frication (n.)
  • fricative (n.)
  • friction (n.)
  • frictionless continuant
  • front (adj./v.)
  • fronting (n.)
  • frozen expression
  • fry (n.)
  • f-structure (n.)
  • full (adj.)
  • full conversion
  • full interpretation
  • full verb
  • function (n./v.)
  • functional application/composition
  • functional category
  • functional change
  • functional composition
  • functional grammar
  • functional linguistics
  • functional literacy
  • functional load
  • functional phonetics
  • functional projection
  • functional role
  • functional sentence perspective (FSP)
  • functional shift
  • functional structure
  • functional yield
  • function word
  • functor (n.)
  • fundamental frequency
  • fusion (n.)
  • fusional (adj.)
  • future tense (fut, FUT)
  • fuzzy (adj.)
  • G
  • gamma-marking (n.)
  • gap (n.)
  • gapping (n.)
  • garden-path sentences
  • gemination (n.)
  • gender (n.)
  • genealogical classification
  • general (adj.)
  • General American (GA)
  • generalization (n.)
  • generalized alignment
  • generalized binding
  • generalized phrase-structure grammar (GPSG)
  • generalized quantifier theory
  • generalized transformation
  • general linguistics
  • general phonetics
  • general pragmatics
  • general semantics
  • general stylistics
  • generative (adj.)
  • generator (n.) (GEN)
  • generic (adj./n.)
  • genetic classification
  • Geneva School
  • genitive (adj./n.)
  • genre (n.)
  • geographical dialect
  • geographical linguistics
  • geolinguistics (n.)
  • geometry (n.)
  • gerund, gerundive (n.)
  • gestural phonology
  • gesture (n.)
  • ghost segment
  • given (adj.)
  • glide (n.)
  • gliding vowel
  • global (adj.)
  • glossematics (n.)
  • glosseme (n.)
  • glossogenetics (n.)
  • glossographia (n.)
  • glossolalia (n.)
  • glottal (adj.)
  • Glottalization
  • glottalic (adj.), glottalize (v.), glottalization (n.)
  • glottochronology (n.)
  • glottogram, glottograph(y) (n.)
  • GLOW
  • goal (n.)
  • God's truth
  • govern (v.)
  • governee (n.)
  • governing category/node
  • government (n.)
  • government-binding theory (GB)
  • government phonology
  • government theory
  • governor (n.)
  • gradability (n.)
  • gradable (adj.)
  • gradation (n.)
  • gradience (n.)
  • gradient evaluation
  • gradient stratification
  • gradual (adj.)
  • grammar (n.)
  • grammar induction
  • grammatical (adj.)
  • grammatical ambiguity
  • grammatical category
  • grammatical gender
  • grammatical handbook
  • grammatical inference
  • grammaticality (n.)
  • grammaticalization/grammaticization
  • grammatical morpheme
  • grammatical word see
  • graph (n.)
  • grapheme (n.)
  • graphetics (n.)
  • graphics (n.)
  • graphic substance
  • graphology (n.)
  • grave /grav/ (adj.)
  • Great Vowel Shift
  • greed (n.)
  • green linguistics
  • grid (n.)
  • grid-only phonology
  • Grimm's law
  • grinding (n.)
  • groove (n.)
  • grounding (n.)
  • ground noun
  • group (n.)
  • group genitive
  • grouping
  • guttural (adj./n.)
  • H
  • habitual (adj.) (hab)
  • half-close (adj.)
  • half-open (adj.)
  • Halle, Morris
  • Hallidayan (adj.)
  • hand configuration
  • hapax legomenon
  • haplology (n.)
  • hard consonant
  • hard palate
  • hard sign
  • harmonic (n.)
  • harmonic phonology
  • harmony (n.)
  • hash (adj./n.)
  • head (n.)
  • head-driven phrase-structure grammar (HPSG)
  • headed (adj.), headedness (n.)
  • head-feature convention (n.) head-first, head-last (adj.)
  • headless relative clause
  • headlinese (n.)
  • head movement constraint (HMC)
  • head phrase
  • headword (n.)
  • heavy (adj.)
  • hedge (n./v.)
  • heightened subglottal pressure
  • hertz (n.)
  • hesitation (n.)
  • heterography (n.)
  • heteronym (n.)
  • heteronymy (n.)
  • heterorganic (adj.)
  • heterosyllabic (adj.)
  • heuristic (adj./n.)
  • hiatus (n.)
  • hidden Markov model
  • hierarchy (n.)
  • hieratic /haI'ratIk/ (n.)
  • high (adj.)
  • higher category
  • high tone
  • historic (adj.)
  • historical dialect
  • historical linguistics
  • historic(al) present
  • HMC
  • hocus-pocus (adj.)
  • hodiernal (adj.)
  • hold (n./v.)
  • hole in the pattern
  • holonymy (n.)
  • holophrase (n.)
  • holophrasis (n.), holophrastic (adj.)
  • homograph (n.)
  • homography (n.)
  • homomorphic (adj.)
  • homonym (n.)
  • homonymy (n.)
  • homophene (n.)
  • homopheny (n.)
  • homophone (n.)
  • homophony (n.)
  • homorganic (adj.)
  • honorific (adj./n.)
  • horizontal grouping/splitting
  • hortative (adj./n.)
  • host (n.)
  • HP (head phrase)
  • humanistic (adj.)
  • hybrid (adj./n.)
  • hydronymy (n.)
  • hypercorrection (n.)
  • hypernasality (n.)
  • hypernym, hyperonym (n.)
  • hypersememic (adj.)
  • hypersemotactics (n.)
  • hyperurbanism (n.)
  • hypocoristic (n.)
  • hyponasality (n.)
  • hyponym (n.)
  • hyponymy (n.)
  • hypophonemic (adj.)
  • hypophonotactics (n.)
  • hypotactic (adj.)
  • Hz
  • I
  • iamb (n.)
  • iambic reversal
  • iconicity (n.)
  • idealization (n.)
  • ideational (adj.)
  • identity (n.)
  • identity operation
  • ideogram (n.)
  • ideograph (n.)
  • ideophone (n.)
  • idioglossia (n.)
  • idiolect (n.)
  • idiom (n.)
  • idiophone (n.)
  • I-language (n.)
  • illative (adj./n.)
  • ill formed (adj.)
  • illiteracy (n.)
  • illocutionary (adj.)
  • image schema
  • imitation (n.)
  • immediate constituent (IC)
  • immediate dominance
  • imperative (adj./n.) (imp, imper, IMPER)
  • imperfective (adj./n.)
  • imperfect tense (imp, imperf, impf, IMPF)
  • impersonal (adj.)
  • implicational scaling
  • implicational universal
  • implicature (n.)
  • implicit argument
  • implosive (adj./n.)
  • impressionistic transcription
  • inalienable (adj.)
  • inanimate (adj.)
  • inceptive (adj./n.) (incep, INCEP)
  • inchoative /in'kauativ/ (adj./n.)
  • included (adj.)
  • inclusion (n.)
  • inclusive (adj.)
  • inclusive language
  • inclusiveness condition
  • incompatibility (n.)
  • incomplete assimilation
  • incorporating (adj.)
  • incorporation (n.)
  • indefinite (adj.) (indef)
  • indefinite vowel
  • indeterminacy (n.)
  • index (n.)
  • indexical (adj.)
  • indexing (n.)
  • indicative (adj.) (indic, INDIC)
  • indicator (n.)
  • indices (n.)
  • indirect (adj.)
  • individual concept
  • individual level
  • ineffability (n.)
  • inessive (adj./n.)
  • infelicitous utterances
  • infinitival (adj./n.)
  • infinitive (n.) (inf, INF)
  • infix (n.)
  • INFL /'Infl/
  • inflected/inflecting language
  • inflection/inflexion (n.)
  • inflectional language
  • inflection phrase
  • informality (n.)
  • informant (n.)
  • information (n.)
  • -ing form
  • ingressive (adj./n.)
  • inherent Case
  • inherent features
  • inheritance (n.)
  • inheritance principle
  • initial (adj.)
  • initialism (n.)
  • initial state
  • initial symbol
  • initiator (n.)
  • innateness (n.)
  • input (n.)
  • insertion (n.)
  • in situ /in 'sIt∫u/
  • instantaneous (adj.)
  • institutional linguistics
  • instrumental (adj./n.) (inst, INST)
  • instrumental phonetics
  • intensifier (n.)
  • intension (n.)
  • intensity (n.)
  • intensive (adj.)
  • interaction (n.)
  • interchangeability (n.)
  • interclausal grammar
  • interdental (adj./n.)
  • interface (n.)
  • interference (n.)
  • interjection (n.)
  • interlanguage (n.)
  • inter-level (n.)
  • interlingua (n.)
  • intermediate (adj.)
  • internal adequacy
  • internal argument
  • internal evidence
  • internalize (v.)
  • internalized language
  • internal merge
  • internal open juncture
  • internal reconstruction
  • internal sandhi
  • internal syllabus
  • International Phonetic Association (IPA)
  • interpersonal (adj.)
  • interpretation (n.)
  • interpretation function
  • interpretive/interpretative (adj.)
  • interrogative (adj./n.) (inter, interrog)
  • interruptibility (n.)
  • interrupted (adj.)
  • intervocalic (adj.)
  • intonation (n.)
  • intonology (n.)
  • intralevel rules
  • intransitivity (n.)
  • intrinsic (adj.)
  • intrusion (n.)
  • intrusive r
  • intuition (n.)
  • invariable (adj.)
  • invariance (n.)
  • invariant (adj.)
  • inventory (n.)
  • inversion (n.)
  • IPA
  • irregular (adj.)
  • -ise/-ize
  • island (n.)
  • iso-
  • isochronism (n.)
  • isochrony (n.)
  • isogloss, isograph
  • isolate (n.)
  • isolated (adj.)
  • isolated language
  • isolating (adj.)
  • isolation (adj.)
  • isolect, isolex, isomorph, isophone, isopleth, isoseme (n.)
  • isomorphism (n.)
  • isosyllabism, isosyllabicity (n.)
  • item (n.)
  • item and arrangement (IA)
  • item and process (IP)
  • iteration (n.)
  • iterative (adj.)
  • iterativity (n.)
  • -ize
  • J
  • Jakobsonian (adj.)
  • jaw setting
  • jers (n.)
  • JND
  • junction (n.)
  • juncture (n.)
  • jussive (adj./n.)
  • just noticeable difference (JND)
  • K
  • Katz-Postal hypothesis
  • kernel (adj./n.)
  • key (n.)
  • key list
  • kinaesthetic/kinesthetic feedback
  • kine, kineme (n.)
  • kinematics (n.)
  • kinesics (n.)
  • kinetic (adj.)
  • kinship terms
  • Kleene star ()
  • knowledge about language
  • koine /'kIni/ (n.)
  • kymograph (n.)
  • L
  • labelling (n.)
  • labial (adj./n.)
  • labio-dental (adj./n.)
  • labio-velar (adj./n.)
  • LAD
  • lag (n.)
  • la-la theory
  • lambda (n.) (λ)
  • Lambek calculus
  • lamina (n.)
  • laminal (adj.)
  • lamino- (adj.)
  • landing site
  • langage /lãga/ (n.)
  • language (n.)
  • language acquisition device
  • language areas
  • language attitudes
  • language attrition
  • language awareness
  • language centers/centres
  • language change
  • language contact
  • language death
  • language diffusion
  • language documentation
  • language engineering
  • language family
  • language isolate
  • language learning
  • language loss
  • language loyalty
  • language maintenance
  • language minority
  • language of thought
  • language pathology
  • language pedagogy
  • language planning
  • language policy
  • language processing
  • language revitalization program (me)
  • language shift
  • language socialization
  • language spread
  • language treatment
  • language universals
  • langue /lãg/ (n.)
  • laryngealized (adj.), laryngealization (n.)
  • laryngogram, laryngograph(y) (n.)
  • larynx (n.)
  • last-cyclic rules
  • last resort
  • latent consonant
  • lateral (adj./n.)
  • lattice (n.)
  • LAW (N.)
  • lax (adj.)
  • Layer (N.)
  • layering (n.)
  • lazy pronoun
  • lead (n.)
  • leaf node
  • learnability (n.)
  • Learning (N.)
  • Learning Theory
  • least effort
  • lect (n.)
  • left-associative grammar
  • left-branching (adj.)
  • left dislocation
  • left-headed foot
  • left-linear grammar
  • leftness principle
  • Left-recursive (adj.)
  • left-to-right coarticulation
  • lemma (n.)
  • length (n.)
  • lenis (adj.)
  • lenite (v.)
  • lenition (n.)
  • lento (adj.)
  • level (n.)
  • levelling (n.)
  • level-skipping (n.)
  • level stress/tone
  • lexeme (n.)
  • lexical (adj.)
  • lexical access
  • lexical ambiguity
  • lexical array
  • lexical cycle
  • lexical density
  • lexical diffusion
  • lexical entry
  • lexical-functional grammar (LFG)
  • lexicalist (adj./n.)
  • lexical item
  • lexicalize (v.)
  • lexical minimality
  • lexical morpheme
  • lexical noun phrase
  • lexical phonology (LP)
  • lexical phrase
  • lexical representation language
  • lexical retrieval
  • lexical storage
  • lexical stress
  • lexical tone
  • lexical verb
  • lexicography (n.)
  • lexicology (n.)
  • lexicon (n.)
  • lexicon optimization
  • lexicostatistics (n.)
  • lexis (n.)
  • lexotactics (n.)
  • LF-convergence
  • liaison (n.)
  • licensed extrasyllabicity
  • licensing (n.)
  • light syllable
  • light verb
  • line (n.)
  • linear correspondence axiom
  • linear grammar
  • linearity (n.)
  • linear phonology
  • linear precedence rule (LP rule)
  • linear prediction
  • lingua franca
  • lingual (adj.)
  • linguist (n.)
  • linguistic (adj.)
  • linguistically significant generalization
  • linguistic anthropology
  • linguistic area
  • linguistic atlas
  • linguistic determinism
  • linguistic environment
  • linguistic form
  • linguistic geography
  • linguistic historiography
  • linguistician (n.)
  • linguistic minority
  • linguistic philosophy
  • linguistic relativity
  • linguistics (n.)
  • linguistic science(s)
  • linguistic sign
  • linguistic substrate
  • linguistic superstratum
  • linguistic variable
  • link (n.)
  • linking (adj./n.)
  • linking verb
  • LIPOC
  • lip-rounding
  • liquid (n.)
  • listeme (n.)
  • literacy (n.)
  • literary pragmatics
  • literary stylistics
  • little pro
  • little v
  • l-marking (n.)
  • loan (n.)
  • local (adj.)
  • localism (n.)
  • locality (n.)
  • local tree
  • location (n.)
  • locative (adj./n.) (loc, LOC)
  • locus (n.)
  • locutionary (adj.)
  • logical consequence
  • logical constant
  • logical form (LF)
  • logical truth
  • logocentrism (n.)
  • logogram (n.)
  • logograph (n.)
  • logophoric (adj.)
  • London School
  • long (adj.)
  • long-distance dependency
  • longitudinal (adj.)
  • loopback
  • loss (n.)
  • loudness (n.)
  • low (adj.)
  • lower category
  • lowering (n.)
  • low tone
  • loyalty (n.)
  • LP rule
  • ludic (adj.)
  • ludling (n.)
  • M
  • macrolinguistics
  • macroparadigm (n.)
  • macro-phylum (n.)
  • macro-role
  • macrosociolinguistics (n.)
  • main (adj.)
  • maintenance (n.)
  • major (adj.)
  • major class feature
  • mandibular setting
  • manifestation (n.)
  • manner (n.)
  • manner adverb(ial)
  • manner maxim
  • manner of discourse
  • map (v.)
  • mapping (n.)
  • marginal auxiliary
  • marginally acceptable
  • margins
  • markedness (n.)
  • marker (n.)
  • Markov process
  • masculine (adj.)
  • mass (adj.)
  • matched guise
  • matching (n.)
  • material biconditional
  • material conditional
  • mathematical linguistics
  • matrix (n.)
  • maximal-command (v.)
  • maximality (n.) (MAX)
  • maximal onset principle
  • maxims of conversation
  • McGurk effect
  • m-command
  • meaning (n.)
  • meaning-changing/meaning-preserving
  • meaning construction
  • meaning postulate
  • mean length of utterance (MLU)
  • medial (adj.) (med)
  • medium (n.)
  • mel (n.)
  • mellow (adj.)
  • Melodic tier
  • mentalese (n.)
  • mentalism (n.)
  • mental lexicon
  • mental spaces
  • mereology (n.)
  • merge (n.)
  • merger (n.)
  • meronymy (n.)
  • mesolect (n.)
  • metadiscourse (n.)
  • metagrammar (n.)
  • metalanguage (n.)
  • metalinguistic (adj.)
  • metanalysis (n.)
  • metaphony (n.)
  • metaphor (n.)
  • metarule (n.)
  • metathesis (n.)
  • metonymy (n.)
  • metric (n.)
  • metrical grid
  • metrical phonology (MP)
  • metrics (n.)
  • metropolitanization (n.)
  • microlinguistics (n.)
  • microsociolinguistics (n.)
  • mid (adj.)
  • middle voice
  • mimetic
  • minimal-distance principle (MDP)
  • minimal free form
  • minimalist programme/program (MP)
  • minimality (n.)
  • minimal link condition
  • minimal pair
  • minimal set
  • minor (adj.)
  • minority language
  • misderivation (n.)
  • mismatch (n.)
  • misrelated participle
  • mistake (n.)
  • MIT
  • mixing (n.)
  • M-level (n.)
  • MLU
  • modal (adj.)
  • modal auxiliary/verb
  • modal base
  • modality (n.)
  • modal subordination
  • mode (n.)
  • model (n./v.)
  • model-theoretic semantics
  • modification (n.)
  • modifier (n.)
  • modularity (n.)
  • modulation (n.)
  • module (n.)
  • monadic (adj.)
  • mono-
  • monogenesis (n.)
  • monolingual (adj./n.)
  • monomoraic (adj.)
  • monomorphemic (adj.)
  • monophthong (n.)
  • monosemy (n.)
  • monostratal (adj.)
  • monosyllabic (adj.)
  • monosystemic (adj.)
  • monotone (n.)
  • monotransitive (adj.)
  • monovalent (n.)
  • Montague grammar
  • mood (n.)
  • mora (n.)
  • moribund (adj.)
  • morph (n.)
  • morpheme (n.)
  • morpheme-based morphology
  • morpheme-structure rules/conditions
  • morphemic alternant, morphemic variant, morphemics (n.)
  • morphology (n.)
  • Morphological
  • morphonology, morphophonology (n.)
  • morphophoneme (n.)
  • morphophonemics (n.)
  • morphophonology (n.)
  • morphosyntactic (adj.)
  • morphotactics (n.)
  • mot (n.) /m/ (M)
  • mother (n.)
  • motherese (n.)
  • mother-in-law languages
  • motor theory
  • move alpha (α)
  • movement (n.)
  • mu (μ)
  • multidimensional scaling
  • multilateral (adj.)
  • multilingual (adj./n.)
  • multilinked (adj.)
  • multiple wh-question
  • multiplex network
  • multiply ambiguous
  • multisyllabic (adj.)
  • multi-valued feature
  • murmur (n.)
  • mutate (v.)
  • mutation (n.)
  • mutual bleeding
  • mutual intelligibility
  • N
  • narrative (adj./n.)
  • narratology (n.)
  • narrow (adj.)
  • narrowing (n.)
  • n-ary feature
  • nasal (adj.)
  • nasalize (v.), nasalization (n.)
  • native-speaker (n.)
  • nativism
  • nativist hypothesis
  • natural class
  • natural gender
  • natural generative phonology (NGP)
  • natural-kind terms
  • natural language processing (NLP)
  • natural morphology
  • naturalness (n.)
  • natural order hypothesis
  • natural phonology
  • negation (n.)
  • negative concord
  • negative face
  • negative transfer
  • neighbourhood (n.)
  • neo-Davidsonian (adj.)
  • neo-Firthian (adj.)
  • neogrammarian (adj./n.)
  • neologism (n.)
  • nesting (n.)
  • network (n.)
  • Network English
  • network grammar
  • Network Standard
  • neural network
  • neural program
  • neurolinguistics (n.)
  • neurological linguistics
  • neuter (adj.)
  • neutral (adj.)
  • neutralization (n.)
  • new (adj.)
  • New Englishes
  • nexus (n.), (plural nexi)
  • NOCODA
  • no-crossing constraint (NCC)
  • node (n.)
  • noise (n.)
  • nominal (adj./n.) (nom, NOM)
  • nominalization (n.)
  • nominalizer (n.)
  • nominative (adj./n.) (nom, NOM)
  • non-affixal morphology
  • non-agentive (adj./n.)
  • non-anterior (adj.)
  • non-areal (adj.)
  • non-back (adj.)
  • non-branching (adj.)
  • non-breathy (adj.)
  • non-bridge verbs
  • non-causative (adj.)
  • nonce (adj.)
  • non-collective (adj.)
  • non-configurational languages
  • non-consonantal (adj.)
  • non-contiguous
  • non-continuant (adj./n.)
  • non-continuous (adj.)
  • non-conventional implieature
  • non-co-referential (adj.)
  • non-core rule
  • non-coronal (adj.)
  • non-count(able) (adj.)
  • non-covered (adj.)
  • non-defining (adj.)
  • non-definite (adj.)
  • non-derivational (adj.)
  • non-discrete (adj.)
  • non-discrete grammar
  • non-distributed (adj.)
  • non-echo (n.)
  • non-equivalent (adj.)
  • non-factive (adj.)
  • non-favourite (adj.)
  • non-finite (adj.)
  • non-headed (adj.)
  • non-high (adj.)
  • non-iterative (adj.)
  • non-lateral (adj.)
  • non-linear phonology
  • non-low (adj.)
  • non-native varieties
  • non-palatalized (adj.)
  • non-perfective (adj.)
  • non-phonemic phonology
  • non-predicative (adj.)
  • non-primitive (adj.)
  • non-pro-drop (adj.)
  • non-productive (adj.)
  • non-progressive (adj.)
  • non-restrictive (adj.)
  • non-rhotic (adj.)
  • non-rounded (adj.)
  • non-segmental (adj./n.)
  • nonsense (n.)
  • non-sexist language
  • non-sibilant (adj./n.)
  • non-sonorant (adj./n.)
  • non-sortal (adj.)
  • non-standard (adj.)
  • non-strident (adj.)
  • non-tense (adj.)
  • non-term (adj.)
  • non-terminal (adj.)
  • non-transformational grammar
  • non-verbal communication
  • non-vocalic (adj.)
  • non-voiced (adj.)
  • non-volition (adj.)
  • no-ordering condition
  • norm (n.)
  • normalization (n.)
  • normative (adj.)
  • notation (n.)
  • notional (adj.)
  • noun (n.) (n, N)
  • noun incorporation
  • noun phrase
  • NP-movement (n.)
  • NP (noun phrase)
  • Nuclear English
  • nuclear predication
  • nuclear scope
  • nuclear stress/tone
  • nucleus (n.)
  • null (adj.)
  • number (n.) (NUM)
  • numeration (n.)
  • n-valued feature
  • O
  • object (n.) (O, Obj, OBJ)
  • objective case
  • objective genitive
  • object language
  • object-raising (n.)
  • obligatory (adj.)
  • obligatory contour principle (OCP)
  • oblique (adj.) (obl, OBL)
  • observational adequacy
  • observer's paradox
  • obsolescence (n.)
  • obsolete (adj.)
  • obstruent (adj./n.)
  • obviative (adj./n.)
  • occlude (V.)
  • occlusion (n.)
  • occupational dialect
  • oesophageal (adj.)
  • off-glide/on-glide (n.)
  • offset (n.)
  • omega (ω) (n.)
  • on-glide (n.)
  • onomasiology (n.)
  • onomastics (n.)
  • onomatology (n.)
  • onset (n.)
  • ontogeny (n.)
  • opacity (n.)
  • opaque (adj.)
  • open (adj.)
  • open class
  • operation (n.)
  • operator (n.)
  • oppositeness (n.)
  • opposition (n.)
  • optative (adj./n.)
  • optimal (adj.)
  • optimality theory (OT)
  • optional (adj.)
  • oracy (n.)
  • oral (adj.)
  • order (n./v.)
  • order of mention
  • ordinal (adj./n.)
  • organs of speech
  • orphan node
  • orthoepy /θIpi/ (n.)
  • other-repair (n.)
  • OT perspective
  • output (n.)
  • output-output constraints
  • overcorrection (n.)
  • overextension (n.)
  • overgeneralization (n.)
  • overgeneration (n.)
  • overlapping (n.)
  • overt (adj.)
  • overtone (n.)
  • P
  • palatal (adj.)
  • Palatalization
  • palate (n.)
  • palato-alveolar (adj.)
  • palatograph (n.)
  • pandialectal (adj.)
  • panlectal (adj.)
  • paradigmatic (adj.)
  • paradox (n.)
  • paragrammatism (n.)
  • paralanguage (n.)
  • parallel distributed processing
  • parameter (n.)
  • parametric phonetics
  • paraphrase (n.)
  • parasite vowel
  • parasitic gap
  • paratactic (adj.)
  • paratone (n.)
  • parenthesis notation
  • parent language
  • parole (n.) /parDl/
  • paronymy (n.)
  • parse, parser (n./v.)(n.)
  • parse tree
  • parsing (n.)
  • part (n.)
  • partial assimilation
  • partial conversion
  • participant role
  • participle (n.) (P, part, PART)
  • particle (n.) (part, PART, Prt, PRT)
  • particle phonology
  • partitive (adj./n.) (part, PART)
  • part of speech
  • passive (n.)
  • passive knowledge
  • passive vocabulary
  • past anterior
  • past definite
  • past historic
  • past participle
  • past perfect
  • past tense
  • path (n.)
  • pathology (n.)
  • patient (n.) (P)
  • pattern (n.)
  • paucal (adj.)
  • pause (n.)
  • paycheck sentence
  • peace linguistics
  • peak (adj./n.)
  • pedagogical grammar
  • pedagogical linguistics
  • pejoration (n.)
  • percentage symbol (%)
  • perception (n.)
  • percolation (n.)
  • perfect (adj./n.) (perf, PERF, PF)
  • perfect grid
  • perfective (adj./n.)
  • performance (n.)
  • performative (adj./n.)
  • period (n.)
  • periodicity (n.)
  • peripheral (adj.)
  • periphrasis (n.)
  • perlocutionary (adj.)
  • permutation (n.)
  • perseveration (n.)
  • perseverative/perseveratory coarticulation
  • person (n.) (per, PER)
  • PF-convergence
  • p-fix (n.)
  • phantom segment
  • pharyngeal (adj./n.)
  • pharynx (n.)
  • phase (n.)
  • phatic communion
  • phi features (φ)
  • philology (n.)
  • philosophical linguistics
  • philosophical semantics
  • phonaesthetics (n.)
  • phonation (n.)
  • phonatory setting
  • phone (n.)
  • phonematic unit
  • phoneme (n.)
  • phonemoid (n.)
  • phonestheme, phonesthesia, phonesthetics (n.)
  • phonetically consistent form (PCF)
  • phonetic alphabet
  • phonetic form (PF)
  • phonetic gesture
  • phonetician (n.)
  • phonetics (n.)
  • Phonetic
  • phonetic setting
  • phonetic transcription
  • phonetic variant
  • phonic (adj.)
  • phonic substance
  • phonogram (n.)
  • phonography (n.)
  • phonological form
  • phonological scaling
  • phonological space
  • phonologization (n.)
  • phonology (n.)
  • phonostylistics (n.)
  • phonotactics (n.)
  • photoglottograph (n.)
  • phrasal verb
  • phrase (n.) (P)
  • phrase edge prominence constraint
  • phrase-marker (n.) (PM)
  • phrase-structure grammar (PSG)
  • phylogeny (n.)
  • phylum (n.)
  • physiological phonetics
  • piagetian
  • pictogram (n.)
  • pictograph (n.)
  • pictography (n.)
  • pidgin (n.)
  • pied piping
  • pitch (n.)
  • pitch meter
  • pivot (n.)
  • place (n.)
  • placeless (adj.)
  • plain (adj.)
  • planar phonology
  • plane (n.)
  • planning (n.)
  • plasticity (n.)
  • plateauing (n.)
  • pleonasm (n.)
  • pleonastic (adj.)
  • plereme (n.)
  • plethysmograph (n.)
  • P-level (n.)
  • plosive (adj./n.)
  • pluperfect (adj./n.)
  • plural (adj./n.)
  • pluralia tantum /plrlIa tantm/
  • pluricentric (adj.)
  • plurilingualism (n.)
  • plurisegmental (adj./n.)
  • plus juncture
  • pneumotachograph (n.)
  • poetic metaphor
  • poetics (n.)
  • point of speech/reference/the event
  • polarity (n.)
  • politeness phenomena
  • poly-
  • polyadie (adj.)
  • polygenesis, polygenetic (n.) (adj.)
  • polylectal (adj.)
  • polymorphemic (adj.)
  • polysemy (n.)
  • polysyllable (n.)
  • polysynthetic (adj.)
  • polysystemicism (n.)
  • polyvalent (adj.)
  • pooh-pooh theory
  • popular etymology
  • portmanteau (adj./n.)
  • Port Royal
  • position (n.)
  • positional faithfulness/markedness
  • positional mobility
  • positive (adj.)
  • positive face
  • possession (n.)
  • possessive compound
  • possessive pronoun
  • possible-worlds semantics
  • post-
  • post-alveolar (adj.)
  • post-aspiration (n.)
  • post-creole continuum
  • post-cyclic (adj.)
  • post-dental (adj.)
  • postdeterminer (n.)
  • post-lexical (adj.)
  • postmodification (n.)
  • post-nasal (adj.)
  • postposition (n.)
  • post-structuralism (n.)
  • postulate (n.)
  • postures (n.)
  • postvocalic (adj.)
  • potential lexicon
  • potential pause
  • potential word
  • poverty of the stimulus
  • power (n.)
  • pragmalinguistics (n.)
  • pragmatics (n.)
  • Prague School
  • pre-
  • pre-aspiration (n.)
  • precedence (n.)
  • pre-cyclic(al) (adj.)
  • predeterminer (n.)
  • predicate (n.) (pred)
  • predicate calculus
  • predicate frame
  • predication (n.)
  • predication theory
  • predicative, predicator (adj.) (n.)
  • prefabricated language
  • preferred argument structure
  • prefix (n.)
  • pre-head (n.)
  • prehodiernal (adj.)
  • pre-lexical (adj.)
  • prelinguistic (adj.)
  • prelinguistics (n.)
  • premodification (n.)
  • pre-nasal, pre-nasalized (adj.)
  • preparatory conditions
  • preparatory it
  • preposing (n.)
  • preposition (n.) (P, pr, prep, PREP)
  • prerequisites (n.)
  • prescriptive (adj.)
  • present participle
  • present tense (pres, PRES)
  • prespecification (n.)
  • pressure (adj.)
  • presupposition (n.)
  • preterite (adj./n.)
  • prevarication (n.)
  • prevocalic (adj.)
  • primary articulation
  • primary cardinal vowels
  • primary linguistic data
  • primary response
  • primary stress
  • primary vowels
  • priming (n.)
  • primitive (adj./n.)
  • principal parts
  • principles (n.)
  • privative (adj.)
  • privileges of occurrence
  • pro (n.)
  • PRO (n.)
  • probe (n.)
  • procedural grammar
  • procedural semantics
  • procedure (n.)
  • process (n.)
  • processing (n.)
  • proclisis, proclitic (n.)
  • pro-constituent (n.)
  • procrastination (n.)
  • pro-drop (adj.)
  • product (n.)
  • production (n.)
  • productivity (n.)
  • pro-form (n.)
  • progressive (adj./n.) (prog)
  • projection (n.)
  • prominent (adj.)
  • promotion (n.)
  • pronominalization (n.)
  • pronoun (n.) (pro, PRO, pron)
  • prop (adj.)
  • proper (adj.)
  • proportional (adj.)
  • proposition (n.)
  • propositional attitude
  • propositional calculus
  • proscriptive (adj.)
  • prosodeme (n.)
  • prosodic bootstrapping
  • prosodic phonology
  • prosody (n.)
  • protasis (n.) /prDtsIs/
  • prothesis (n.)
  • proto-
  • proto-role
  • prototype (n.)
  • proto-word (n.)
  • proxemics (n.)
  • pseudo-cleft sentence
  • pseudo-intransitive (adj./n.)
  • pseudo-passive (adj./n.)
  • pseudo-procedure (n.)
  • psych (adj.)
  • psycholexicology (n.)
  • psycholinguistics (n.)
  • psychological reality
  • pulmonic (adj.)
  • pulse theory
  • punctual (adj.) (punct)
  • pure tone
  • pure vowel
  • purism (n.)
  • push chain
  • Q
  • qualia structure
  • qualification (n.)
  • quality (n.)
  • quantal theory
  • quantifier (n.) (Q)
  • quantitative linguistics
  • quantity (n.)
  • quantity sensitivity
  • quantum (n.)
  • question (n.) (Q)
  • Quirk grammar
  • quotative (n.)
  • R
  • radical
  • radical pro-drop
  • radical underspecification
  • raising (n.)
  • rank (n.)
  • rate (n.)
  • rationalism
  • r-colouring (n.)
  • readjustment rules
  • realis /rIlIs/ (adj.)
  • realistic grammar
  • realization (n.)
  • reanalysis (n.)
  • reassociation (n.)
  • recategorization (n.)
  • received pronunciation (RP)
  • recessive (adj.)
  • recipient (n.)
  • recipient language
  • reciprocal (adj.)
  • recognition (n.)
  • reconstruction (n.)
  • recoverability (n.)
  • recreolization (n.)
  • recursive (adj.)
  • recursively enumerable
  • reduce (v.)
  • reduction (n.)
  • redundancy (n.)
  • reduplication (n.) (red, redup)
  • reference (n.)
  • reference grammar
  • reference time
  • referent (n.)
  • referential (adj.)
  • referential indices
  • referential opacity
  • referring-expression (n.)
  • reflectiveness (n.)
  • reflexive (adj./n.) (refl, REFL, reflex)
  • reflexiveness (n.)
  • reflexivity (n.)
  • regional accent
  • regional dialect
  • register (n.)
  • register tone language
  • regressive (adj.)
  • regular (adj.)
  • regular grammar
  • Reichenbachian (adj.)
  • reiteration (n.)
  • relation (n.)
  • relational expression
  • relational grammar (RG)
  • relative (adj./n.)
  • relative UTAH
  • relativity (n.)
  • relativized minimality
  • release (n./v.)
  • relevance theory
  • relexification (n.)
  • relic area
  • remote structure
  • renewal of connection
  • reordering (adj./n.)
  • repair (n./v.)
  • repertoire (n.)
  • replacive (adj./n.)
  • reported speech
  • representation (n.)
  • representative (adj./n.)
  • resonance (n.)
  • resonant (n.)
  • restricted (adj.)
  • restricted language
  • restrictive (adj.)
  • restructuring (n.)
  • result (adj.)
  • resumptive (adj.)
  • resyllabify (v.)
  • retraction (n.)
  • retroflex (adj.)
  • reversal (n.)
  • reversible (adj.)
  • revised extended standard theory (REST)
  • rewrite rule
  • R-expression (n.)
  • rheme (n.)
  • rhetoric (n.)
  • rhetorical question
  • rhotacization (n.)
  • rhotic (adj.)
  • rhyme (n.)
  • rhythm (n.)
  • rhythm rule
  • richness of the base
  • right-branching (adj.)
  • right dislocation
  • right-headed foot
  • right-linear grammar
  • right node raising (RNR)
  • right-recursive (adj.)
  • right-to-left coarticulation
  • rim (n.)
  • rime (n.)
  • rising (adj./n.)
  • role (n.)
  • role and reference grammar (RRG)
  • roll (n.)
  • root (adj./n.)
  • root-and-pattern
  • round brackets
  • rounding (n.)
  • routine (adj./n.)
  • RP
  • rule (n.)
  • rule features
  • rule-ordering paradox
  • rule-to-rule (adj.)
  • S
  • S′
  • SAAD
  • sandhi /sandi/ (adj./n.)
  • Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
  • satellite (n.)
  • satem language /stm/
  • satisfaction (n.)
  • saturation (n.)
  • Saussurean/Saussurian (adj./n.)
  • SC
  • scalar expressions
  • scale-and-category grammar
  • scansion (n.)
  • schema (n.), plural schemata
  • schwa/shwa /∫w/ (n.)
  • scope (n.)
  • scrambling (n.)
  • script (n.)
  • S′-deletion
  • secondary aperture
  • secondary articulation
  • secondary cardinal vowels
  • secondary response
  • secondary stress
  • secondary vowels
  • second language
  • second person
  • segment (n.)
  • segmental tier
  • segmentator (n.)
  • segmented discourse representation theory
  • selectional feature/restriction/rule
  • selective listening
  • self-embedding (adj./n.)
  • self-repair (n.)
  • semantic component
  • semantic differential
  • semantic feature
  • semantic field
  • semanticity (n.)
  • semantic meaning
  • semantic prosody
  • semantic relations
  • semantic role
  • semantics (n.)
  • semantic selection
  • semantic triangle
  • semantic value
  • semasiology (n.)
  • seme (n.)
  • semeiology, semeiotics (n.)
  • semelfactive (adj./n.)
  • sememe (n.)
  • semi-auxiliary (adj./n.)
  • semi-consonant (n.)
  • semilattice (n.)
  • semilingual (adj./n.)
  • semiotics (n.)
  • semi-passive (n.)
  • semi-productive (adj.)
  • semi-sentence (n.)
  • semi-vowel (n.)
  • semology (n.)
  • semotactics (n.)
  • sense (n.)
  • sense association
  • sensitivity (n.)
  • sentence (n.)
  • sentence accent
  • sentence adverb
  • sentence length
  • sentence prosody
  • sentence stress
  • sentential relative clause
  • sequence (n.)
  • serial relationship
  • serial verb
  • series (n.)
  • set (n.)
  • set expression
  • setting (n.)
  • s-fix (n.)
  • shadow pronoun
  • shallow (adj.)
  • shared constituent co-ordination
  • sharp (adj.)
  • sharp stratification
  • shell
  • shift (n.)
  • short (adj.)
  • shortest move
  • shwa (n.)
  • sibilant (adj./n.)
  • sight translation
  • sign (n.)
  • signifiant, significans, signification, significatum /sIgnIfIã/ (n.)
  • significant (adj.)
  • significs (n.)
  • signifié, signified, signifier /sIgnIfIe/(n.)
  • silent pause
  • silent stress
  • simple (adj.)
  • simple transition network
  • simplicity (n.)
  • simultaneous bilingualism
  • simultaneous interpretation/translation
  • sincerity conditions
  • single-bar (adj./n.)
  • single-bar juncture
  • single-base (adj.)
  • single-feature assimilation
  • sing-song theory
  • singular (adj./n.)
  • singulary (adj.)
  • sister (adj./n.)
  • sister-adjunction (n.)
  • sister-dependency (n.)
  • sister language
  • situation (n.)
  • situation semantics
  • skeletal tier
  • skeleton (n.)
  • Skolem function
  • slash (n.)
  • slip of the tongue
  • slit (adj.)
  • sloppy identity
  • slot (n.)
  • sluicing (n.)
  • small clause (SC)
  • social accent
  • social deixis
  • social dialectology
  • social function
  • social-interactionism (n.)
  • social stratification
  • sociohistorical linguistics
  • sociolect (n.)
  • sociolinguistics (n.)
  • sociological linguistics, sociology of language
  • sociophonetics, sociophonology, sociosemantics (n.)
  • sociopragmatics (n.)
  • soft consonant
  • soft palate
  • soft sign
  • sonagraph (n.)
  • sonorant (adj./n.) (son)
  • sonority (n.)
  • sortal (adj.)
  • sound change/law/shift
  • sound spectrograph
  • sound-symbolism (n.)
  • sound system
  • source (adj./n.)
  • space grammar
  • span (n.)
  • sparse neighbourhood
  • speaker identification/recognition/verification
  • specialization (n.)
  • specification (n.)
  • specific definite
  • specific indefinite
  • specified-subject condition
  • specifier (n.) (spec, Spec)
  • spectrograph (n.)
  • spectrum (n.)
  • speech (n.)
  • speech act
  • speech and hearing science
  • speech chain
  • speech community
  • speech event
  • speech perception
  • speech processing
  • speech production
  • speech recognition
  • speech science(s)
  • speech stretcher
  • speech surrogate
  • speech synthesis
  • speech time
  • speed (n.)
  • spell-out (n.)
  • spike (n.)
  • spirant (adj./n.)
  • split antecedent
  • split ergative
  • split infinitive
  • split morphology
  • splitting (n.)
  • spoken medium
  • Sprachbund /∫prxbnt/ (n.)
  • Sprachgefühl /∫prxgfyl/ (n.)
  • spread (n.)
  • spreading (n.)
  • sprouting
  • squish (n.)
  • s-selection
  • S-structure (n.)
  • stability (n.)
  • stage (n.)
  • standard (n.)
  • standard English
  • standard theory/model
  • star (n.)
  • starred form
  • state (n.)
  • state (adj.)
  • statement (n.)
  • state-transition semantics
  • static (adj.)
  • statistical linguistics
  • statistical universal
  • stative (adj./n.)
  • status planning
  • stem (n.)
  • stereotype (n.)
  • stimulus (n.)
  • stock (n.)
  • stop (n.)
  • storage
  • stranding (n.)
  • stratification (n.)
  • stray (adj.)
  • strength (n.)
  • stress (n.)
  • stress-foot, stress group (n.)
  • stress-timed (adj.)
  • strict cycle condition
  • strict identity
  • strict sub-categorization
  • stricture (n.)
  • stridency (n.)
  • strident (adj.)
  • string (n.)
  • strong (adj.)
  • strong adequacy
  • strong form
  • strong generative capacity
  • strong generative power
  • strong verb
  • structural (adj.)
  • structural ambiguity
  • Structural Analysis
  • structural Case
  • structural change (SC)
  • structural description (SD)
  • structural dialectology
  • structuralism (n.)
  • structural semantics
  • structural word
  • structure (n.)
  • structure dependency
  • structure index
  • structure preservation
  • structure tree
  • style (n.)
  • stylistics (n.)
  • stylometry, stylostatistics (n.)
  • sub-array
  • sub-categorization (n.)
  • sub-component (n.)
  • sub-family (n.)
  • subgenre (n.)
  • subgesture (n.)
  • sub-group (n.)
  • subjacency (n.)
  • subject (n.)
  • subjective (adj.)
  • subjective case
  • subjective genitive
  • subject-raising (n.)
  • subjunct (n.)
  • subjunctive (n.)
  • sublanguage (n.)
  • submorpheme (n.)
  • subordinating conjunction
  • subordination (n.)
  • subordinator (n.)
  • sub-phonemic variant
  • subsegment (n.)
  • substance (n.)
  • substandard (adj.)
  • substantive (n.)
  • substitution (n.)
  • substrate (n.)
  • substratum (n.)
  • substring (n.)
  • subtractive bilingualism
  • subtree (n.)
  • subtype (n.)
  • successive cyclic analysis
  • suction (adj.)
  • suffix (n.)
  • sum (n.)
  • Summer Institute of Linguistics
  • superfix (n.)
  • superfoot (n.)
  • superheavy syllable
  • superiority (n.)
  • superlative (adj./n.)
  • superordinate (adj.)
  • superstratum (n.)
  • supertype (n.)
  • supervaluation (n.)
  • supplementary movements
  • suppletion (n.)
  • suppletive (n.)
  • suprafix (n.)
  • supraglottal (adj.)
  • suprasegmental (adj./n.)
  • surface grammar
  • surface structure
  • surrogate (n.)
  • sustained juncture
  • svarabhakti vowel
  • switching (n.)
  • switch reference
  • syllable (n.) (syll)
  • syllable-timed (adj.)
  • symbol (n.)
  • symbolic (adj.)
  • sympathetic constraints
  • sympathy (n.)
  • synaesthesia/synesthesia (n.)
  • synchronic (adj.)
  • syncope /'sIŋkpi/ (n.)
  • syncretism (n.)
  • syndeton (n.)
  • synonymy (n.)
  • syntactic blend
  • syntactic frame
  • syntactic function
  • syntactics (n.)
  • syntagm, syntagma (n.)
  • syntagmatic (adj.)
  • syntagmeme (n.)
  • syntax (n.)
  • synthesis (n.)
  • synthetic (adj.)
  • system (n.)
  • system architecture
  • systematic phonemics
  • systematic phonetics
  • systemic grammar
  • system-structure
  • T
  • T
  • tableau, tableaux (n.), plural (n.)
  • taboo languages
  • tacit (adj.)
  • tactic, tactics (adj.), (n.)
  • tag (adj./n.)
  • tagma, tagmatics (n.)
  • tagmemics (n.)
  • tail (n.)
  • tamber, tambre (n.)
  • tap (n.)
  • target (n.)
  • ta-ta theory
  • tautosyllabic (adj.)
  • taxeme (n.)
  • taxis (n.)
  • taxonomic (adj.)
  • teaching grammar
  • telegrammatic speech
  • telegraphic speech
  • telic (adj.)
  • template (n.)
  • tempo (n.)
  • temporal dialect
  • tenor (n.)
  • tense (adj./n.)
  • tensed (adj.)
  • tension (n.)
  • term (adj./n.)
  • terminal (adj.)
  • terminal analogs
  • terminal juncture
  • terminal node
  • terminal set
  • terminal string/symbol
  • termination (n.)
  • term of address
  • tertiary response
  • tertiary stress
  • tessitura (n.)
  • test (n.)
  • text (n.)
  • text deixis
  • textlinguistics (n.)
  • text-to-speech (adj.)
  • textuality, texture (n.)
  • T forms
  • thematic, thematization (adj.), (n.)
  • thematic role
  • theme (n.)
  • theolinguistics (n.)
  • theorem (n.)
  • theoretical grammar
  • theoretical linguistics
  • theor (n.)
  • theory of mind
  • there-insertion
  • theta role
  • theta theory
  • third person
  • thirteen men rule
  • tier (n.)
  • timbre (n.)
  • timing (adj./n.)
  • tip (n.)
  • tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon
  • to-infinitive (n.)
  • token (n.)
  • tonal geometry
  • tonality (n.)
  • tonal polarity
  • tone (n.)
  • tone group
  • tone language
  • toneme, tonemics (n.)
  • tone sandhi
  • tonetics (n.)
  • tone unit
  • tongue (n.)
  • tongue-slip (n.)
  • tonic (adj./n.)
  • tonogenesis (n.)
  • tonology (n.)
  • top-down (adj.)
  • topic (n.)
  • topicalization (n.)
  • toponomastics, toponymy (n.)
  • total accountability
  • total assimilation
  • tough movement
  • trace (n.) (t)
  • trade language
  • traditional (adj.)
  • transcription (n.)
  • transfer (n.)
  • transform (n.)
  • transformation (n.) (T)
  • transformational cycle
  • transformational grammar
  • transient (n.)
  • transition (n.)
  • transitional area
  • transition function
  • transition network grammar
  • transitivity (n.)
  • translatology (n.)
  • transliteration (n.)
  • transparent (adj.)
  • transplanar locality
  • tree (n.)
  • treebank (n.),
  • tree-only phonology
  • triadic (adj.)
  • trial (adj./n.)
  • triangle (n.)
  • trickling (n.)
  • trigger (n.)
  • triglossia (n.)
  • trigraph (n.)
  • trill (n.)
  • tripartite (adj.)
  • triphthong (n.)
  • trisyllable (n.)
  • trivalent (adj.)
  • trochee (n.)
  • troponymy (n.)
  • trough (n.)
  • true generalization condition
  • T rule (n.)
  • truncation (n.)
  • truth-conditional semantics
  • truth conditions
  • truth functional
  • truth value
  • Turing machine
  • turn (n.)
  • turn-taking (n.)
  • type (n.)
  • Type
  • typed feature structure language
  • type shifting
  • type-theoretic grammar
  • type/token ratio
  • typological linguistics
  • U
  • ultimate constituent (UC)
  • ultrafilter (n.)
  • umlaut (n.)
  • unaccented (adj.)
  • unacceptable (adj.)
  • unaccusative (adj./n.)
  • unanalysable (adj.)
  • unary (adj.)
  • unassociated (adj.)
  • unbounded dependency
  • unchecked (adj.)
  • uncontrolled PRO
  • uncountable (adj.)
  • underextension (n.)
  • underlying (adj.)
  • underspecification (n.)
  • unfooted (adj.)
  • ungoverned (adj.)
  • ungradable (adj.)
  • ungraded antonyms
  • ungrammatical (adj.)
  • unification (n.)
  • unified features
  • uniformitarian principle
  • uniformity of theta-role assignment hypothesis (UTAH)
  • unilateral (adj.)
  • uninterruptibility (n.)
  • uniplex network
  • unit (n.)
  • unit noun
  • universal (adj./n.)
  • universal grammar
  • universal grinder
  • universal locality condition
  • universal quantifier
  • universe of discourse
  • univocality (n.)
  • unmarked (adj.)
  • unproductive (adj.)
  • unrounded (adj.)
  • unstressed (adj.)
  • unsyllabified (adj.)
  • untensed (adj.)
  • unvoiced (adj.)
  • update semantics
  • upward entailing
  • urban dialectology
  • usage (n.)
  • UTAH
  • utterance (n.)
  • uvular (adj.)
  • V
  • V
  • vagueness (n.)
  • valency (n.)
  • valent (n.)
  • valid (adj.)
  • valley (n.)
  • value (n.)
  • variable (adj./n.)
  • variable binding operator
  • variant (adj./n.)
  • variation (n.)
  • variety (n.)
  • velar (adj./n.)
  • Velarization
  • velaric (adj.)
  • velum (n.)
  • ventricular (adj.)
  • verb (v.) (v, V)
  • verbal duelling
  • verbal group, verbal cluster
  • verbal v. non-verbal communication
  • verbal play
  • verbless (adj.)
  • verb phrase
  • verb second (V2)
  • vernacular (adj./n.)
  • Verner's law
  • vertical grouping/splitting
  • V forms
  • via /vaI/ (adj.)
  • violation (n.)
  • visibility (n.)
  • visual sonority
  • vocable (n.)
  • vocabulary (n.)
  • vocal-auditory channel
  • vocal bands
  • vocal cords
  • vocal folds
  • vocal fry
  • vocalic (adj.)(voc)
  • vocalization (n.)
  • vocal lips
  • vocal organs
  • vocal qualifier
  • vocal tract
  • vocative (adj./n.)
  • vocoid (n.)
  • voice (n.)
  • voiced (adj.)
  • voice dynamics
  • voiceless (adj.)
  • voice-onset time (VOT)
  • voiceprint (n)
  • voice qualifier
  • voice quality
  • voice recognition
  • voice set
  • voicing (n.)
  • voicing lag
  • voicing lag
  • volition (n.)
  • vowel (n.)(V)
  • vowel gradation
  • vowel harmony
  • vowel quadrilateral
  • vowel shift
  • VP-internal subject hypothesis
  • V-place (n.)
  • VP shell
  • V-slot (n.)
  • W
  • W
  • wanna-contraction (n.)
  • wave (n.)
  • weak (segments) (adj.)
  • weak (syllables) (adj.)
  • weak adequacy
  • weak form
  • weak generative capacity
  • weak generative power
  • weak stress
  • weak verb
  • weather it
  • weight (n.)
  • well formed (adj.)
  • wh-
  • whistle-speech (n.)
  • whiz-deletion (n.)
  • Whorfian (adj./n.)
  • wh-trace (n.)
  • wide (adj.)
  • window (n.)
  • W-level (n.)
  • word (n.)
  • word accent
  • word and paradigm (WP)
  • word association
  • word-based morphology
  • word-class (n.)
  • word-ending (n.)
  • word-finding problem
  • word-formation (n.)
  • word grammar (WG)
  • word-order (n.)
  • word stress
  • w-star languages
  • wugs (n.)
  • X
  • X-bar (adj./n.)
  • X-tier (n.)
  • Y
  • yer (n.)
  • yes-no question (y/n)
  • yo-ho-ho theory
  • Z
  • zero (adj./n.)
  • zero quotative
  • zero resonance (n.)
  • zoösemiotics (n.)