GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. of, relating to, or derived from more than one family of languages.
- adj. relating to different languages
“Thanks, Rhalmi, for this very clearly articulated set of arguments in favour of cross-linguistic comparison.”
“She discovered a striking cross-linguistic difference in eyewitness memory.”
“One of the most powerful cross-cultural/cross-linguistic moments I ever witnessed was in Ann Arbor.”
“Jesse Snedeker my PhD adviser as of Monday and her students recently completed a study of cross-linguistic late-adoptees -- that is, children who were adopted between the ages of 2 and 7 into a family that spoke a different language from that of the child's original home or orphanage.”
“A theory based on a cross-linguistic tendency is preferable over an analysis that resorts to ad hoc slicing of words, which is why I must reject the idle ka-u-de-ta - ka-u-do-ni comparison suggested by other commenters.”
“Believers in cross-linguistic differences counter that everyone does not pay attention to the same things: if everyone did, one might think it would be easy to learn to speak other languages.”
“Learning Spanish will help those legal professionals who accept Spanish-speaking clients to be more effective, competent and ethical practitioners who can handle client matters in intercultural and cross-linguistic situations.”
“Witness page 56 of Archaic Syntax in Indo-European - The spread of transitivity 2000 where the theory is artfully destroyed in a pair of brief sentences:Yet cross-linguistic analysis has pointed out that ergative marking affects first of all inanimates, and only later animates.”
“The cross-linguistic evidence is that ejectivs are quite stable, certainly they're much more common than pharyngealized consonants.”
“Members of our lab were able to discover another way of doing this research: cross-linguistic adoption.”
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