One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Especially in the terminology of H. L. Smith and G. L. Trager: the branch of linguistics that deals with the analysis of specific linguistic data (e.g. grammatical or phonological phenomena), in contrast with prelinguistics and metalinguistics.
1940s. From micro- + linguistic; see quot. 1949. Compare macrolinguistics, metalinguistics, prelinguistics.
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