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Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It involves analysing language form, language meaning, and language in context. The earliest activities in the documentation and description of language have been attributed to the 6th-century-BC Indian grammarian Pāṇini who wrote a formal description of the Sanskrit language in his Aṣṭādhyāyī.

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Organizations relating to Linguistics

Résolution sur les Minorités Linguistiques et Culturelles dans la Communauté Européenne / Est. 1994
International Neology and Terminology Network / Est. 1986
International Society for Historical Linguistics / Oxford, UK / Est. 1979
Centre international de phonétique appliquée / Mons, Belgium / Est. 1965
European Council of Deaf Researchers of Sign Language
International Committee for the Safeguarding of Linguistic Rights in Asturies
International Sign Language Association / Est. 1986
International Lexical Functional Grammar Association / Debrecen, Hungary / Est. 1997
International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association / Edwardsville IL, USA / Est. 1991
Association internationale de dialectologie arabe / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France / Paris, France / Est. 1966
Association linguistique franco-européenne
International Pragmatics Association / Antwerp, Belgium / Est. 1986
International Sign Linguistics Association / Est. 1986
Integrazione Linguistica Euratlantica
International Association of Chinese Linguistics / Kowloon, Hong Kong / Est. 1992
European Association of Chinese Linguistics / Parma, Italy / Est. 1998
International Semiotics Institute, Imatra / Imatra, Finland / Est. 1988
Society of Romance Linguistics / Heidelberg, Germany / Est. 1924
Europa Klubo / Nersingen, Germany / Est. 1974
Conseil international de réflexion et d'expertise en linguistique fondamentale appliquée / Est. 1980
International Society on Italian Linguistics and Philology / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1985
Nordic Network of Semiotics / Est. 1993
North American Association of Neuro-Linguistic Programming / Est. 1983
World Foundation for the Transnationalization of Specialized Terminology / Est. 1990

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World Problems relating to Linguistics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Linguistic purism
Verbal ugliness
Diverse unilingualism
Semantic confusion
Segregation through language

Action Strategies relating to Linguistics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Abstaining from semantic equivalents between languages
Strengthening linguistic cooperation
Ridiculing linguistic purism
Providing sufficient vocabulary
Advancing linguistics
Renewing linguistic meaning
Embellishing vocabularies
Reducing grammatical errors
Reducing dialect discrimination
Grasping grammatical structure
Inventing neologisms
Doing without adequate vocabulary
Clarifying semantic confusion
Advancing philology
Advocating linguistic purism

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