Here you will find definitions and explanations of some of the technical terms used in this course.

Or browse through the alphabetical list below


If you would like more of an extensive explanation, visit one of these online dictionaries of linguistic terms:

  • This one contains brief linguistic definitions, with hyperlinks to related concepts. (No search function).

https://glossary.sil.org/

  • This one is much more technical but has a search function for easier navigation.

http://www2.let.uu.nl/Uil-OTS/Lexicon/

  • This one is a nice entry level site, however it is not very comprehensive.

https://www.uni-due.de/ELE/LinguisticGlossary.html