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Of or relating to paralanguage or its study.

par′a·lin·guis′ti·cal·ly adv.
par′a·lin·guis′tics n.


(Linguistics) (functioning as singular) the study of paralanguage
ˌparalinˈguistic adj


(ˌpær ə lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of paralanguage.
par`a•lin•guis′tic, adj.
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Paralinguistics in Speech and Language: State-of-the-Art and the Challenge.
Prosody and Speaker State: Paralinguistics, Pragmatics, and Proficiency.
If I could mimic some of the paralinguistics she was displaying, as I observed her pitch, volume, speed, and intonation, surely I could show her I was confident, making an utterance to indicate agreement "uh huh" or "mm hmm" or disagreement "uh uh" pausing "urn" or "erm".
On the level of nonverbal and paralinguistic patterns, variations occur in gestural usage across Arab societies; however, Arabs generally tend to interact with a direct body orientation, stand close together, touch frequently (within gender but not between genders), and demonstrate unique use of paralinguistics (e.
Humans also have a semiotic transmission code that is shared, the paralinguistics of speech communication, impulsively, as in semiotics, and as we will later see, these semiotics comprise wave-based transmissions.
behavioral observation, paralinguistics, non-verbal communication, noting cues in submitted work) can be emphasized and practiced, especially in the context of helping pre-service teachers gain skills around assessing and understanding their future students' stress.
of Vienna, Austria) presents an approach to the analysis of live poetry, both performance poetry and traditional readings, using disciplines such as literary studies, paralinguistics, musicology, kinesics, theatre and performance studies, and folklore studies.
Paralinguistics, here, is directly derived from the taxonomy of Fernando Poyatos, who categorizes speech by its primary qualities, qualifiers, differentiators, and alternants.