crosslinguistic

adjective
cross·​lin·​guis·​tic | \ ˈkrȯs-liŋ-ˈgwi-stik How to pronounce crosslinguistic (audio) \

Definition of crosslinguistic

: of or relating to languages of different families and types especially : relating to the comparison of different languages

Other Words from crosslinguistic

crosslinguistically \ ˈkrȯs-​liŋ-​ˈgwi-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce crosslinguistic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of crosslinguistic

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Crosslinguistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crosslinguistic. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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