Lexicon of linguistics

These are words used in the Lexicon of linguistics [ http://www2.let.uu.nl/Uil-OTS/Lexicon/].
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  1. allomorph
    any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound
  2. anomaly
    deviation from the normal or common order, form, or rule
  3. articulation
    the manner in which things come together and are connected
  4. bandwidth
    a data transmission rate
  5. comparative
    involving the examination of similarities and differences
  6. concatenation
    the act of linking together as in a series or chain
  7. conjugation
    the state of being joined together
  8. contraction
    the act of decreasing in size or volume or quantity or scope
  9. declination
    a condition inferior to an earlier condition
  10. diacritic
    a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
  11. diminutive
    very small
  12. diphthong
    a sound that glides between two vowels in a single syllable
  13. dispersion
    spreading widely or driving off
  14. gerund
    a noun formed from a verb
  15. lexicon
    a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words
  16. morpheme
    the smallest meaningful language unit
  17. perturbation
    the act of causing disorder
  18. semitone
    the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument
Created on October 23, 2008 (updated November 13, 2008)

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