Huddersfield, United Kingdom


Language: English Studies in English
Subject area: humanities
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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Linguistics is the scientific study of language, and involves an analysis of 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.
Lash'd into Latin by the tingling rod.
John Gay, The Birth of the Squire, line 46.
This is your devoted friend, sir, the manifold linguist.
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well (1600s), Act IV, scene 3, line 262.
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Illustration of homonyms and homophones.
Although forests are dynamic systems, the speed of change to which they are subjected is now at an unprecedented level. This is due to factors such as climate change, nitrogen deposition, the introduction of invasive species, and the loss of biodiversity and habitat.
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