English-Swedish translation of linguistics

Translation of the word linguistics from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

linguistics in Swedish

sciencenoun lingvistik [u], språkvetenskap [u]
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Definitions of linguistics
1. linguistics - the scientific study of language
  scientific discipline, science a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
  cognitive science the field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind
  computational linguistics the use of computers for linguistic research and applications
  dialect geography, linguistic geography the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
  etymology the study of the sources and development of words
  diachronic linguistics, diachrony, historical linguistics the study of linguistic change; "the synchrony and diachrony of language"
  neurolinguistics the branch of linguistics that studies the relation between language and the structure and function of the nervous system
  pragmatics the study of language use
  semantics the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text; "a petty argument about semantics"
  sociolinguistics the study of language in relation to its sociocultural context
  structural linguistics, structuralism a sociological theory based on the premise that society comes before individuals
  synchronic linguistics the study of a language without reference to its historical context
  descriptive linguistics a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments
  prescriptive linguistics an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics
2. linguistics - the humanistic study of language and literature
  arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
  dialectology the branch of philology that is devoted to the study of dialects
  lexicology the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language
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