Usage examples for linguistic

  1. Also in the succeeding editions Luther made various material and linguistic changes. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  2. Colonel Smith and Sidney Phillips were neck and neck in the linguistic race. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  3. The prominent nose of the intellectual New- Englander is evidence of the constant linguistic exercise of the organ for generations. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  4. Alongside of the political unity which did away with the enmities of nations, there appeared a linguistic unity which rapidly blotted out the last differences between them. – Underground Man by Gabriel Tarde
  5. In the matter of linguistic eccentricities, it may be guessed that both of them had been affected by the study of German literature; and in politics they had both a horror of disorder, an aversion to the ordinary Radicalism of their day, and a contempt for mechanic philosophy and complacent irreligion. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  6. Yet the great majority of them have certain characteristics in common, sufficient to place them in a linguistic class by themselves. – American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them by Daniel G. Brinton
  7. " Purple snow," says the writer, " is a linguistic expression, an attempt to suggest with words what Frank Wilbert Stokes has done with paints in his superb pictures of the polar regions. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  8. Such linguistic accomplishments are to the advantage of military officers in various ways. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  9. The linguistic educational qualification for the post is evidently confined to Russian, for on finding that I spoke Persian, the officer asked me for the information he pretended to seek from the English passports. – Persia Revisited by Thomas Edward Gordon
  10. Wearying of or being dismissed from his employment for some reason that he never specified, he had drifted up the coast to Zanzibar, where he turned his linguistic abilities to the study of Arabic and became the manager or head cook of an hotel. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  11. In the following lectures, accordingly, this term will disappear until we have dealt with words, when it will re- emerge as mainly a trivial and unimportant outcome of linguistic habits. –  by
  12. If this be so, Quichua may be a linguistic missing link. – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  13. Chamberlain makes two cardinal assumptions: he conceives modern Germany as racially almost purely Nordic; and he regards all Nordics outside the German linguistic cultural group as either unconscious or renegade Teutons who must at all costs be brought into the German fold. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  14. Everybody speaks and writes German as thoroughly badly as it is just possible to do so in an age of newspaper German: that is why the growing youth who happens to be both noble and gifted has to be taken by force and put under the glass shade of good taste and of severe linguistic discipline. – On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche
  15. The purely linguistic and literary, that which does not function directly for preparation in life and society, is slowly giving way to that which deals with the facts and forces of nature and of social institutions. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  16. In the form in which language was offered to me, I could find and see no means of making it a living study; and yet, nevertheless, nothing would have drawn me from my linguistic studies had I not been assured by educated men that these studies, especially my work on Indian and Persian tongues, were in reality quite beside the mark at which I aimed. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel
  17. The name is now applied to what is probably the most widely- distributed linguistic stock of North America. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  18. Thence he went to the United States, where his linguistic attainments and great learning found free scope and due acknowledgment. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  19. They say " Tur's," but that's a linguistic digression. – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet