linguistic

[ling-gwis-tik]
adjective
1.
of or belonging to language: linguistic change.
2.
of or pertaining to linguistics.

Origin:
1830–40; linguist + -ic

linguistically, adverb
nonlinguistic, adjective
pseudolinguistic, adjective
pseudolinguistically, adverb
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linguistic (lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to language
2.  of or relating to linguistics
 
lin'guistically
 
adv

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linguistic
1856; see linguist. The use of linguistic to mean "of or pertaining to language or languages" is "hardly justifiable etymologically," according to OED, but "has arisen because lingual suggests irrelevant associations." Related: linguistically.
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  rapidly changing technologies.
Vocabulary, for instance-older people know more words and understand subtle
  linguistic distinctions.
Linguistic patterns also suggest some significant intermixing.
Watch as he details efforts to sustain, value and revitalize linguistic
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