Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Glossary of Linguistic Terms by Eugene E. Loos (general editor), Susan Anderson, Dwight H. Day Jr., Paul C. Jordan, and J. Douglas Wingate is available for free use online at the website of the linguistic organization SIL International. It is a handy reference tool for linguists, researchers, language teachers and students, as well as anybody interested in languages and linguistics.


• Concise definitions of essential linguistic terms across various sub-disciplines, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics

• Examples and reference sources provided where appropriate

• Generic (contextual) information for easy cross-referencing

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