URI
Notation
81
Caption
Linguistics and languages
Scope Note
Class here works about philology in the sense of (especially historical) linguistics. Class historical descriptions of particular languages or language groups at the number for the language or group, with the addition of -112 (from 81-112)
Application Note
The -11/-26 and `1/`443 special auxiliaries may be used with 81 itself to denote the subject matter of linguistics in general, and also in combination with the subdivisions of 811 for linguistic aspects of particular languages or language groups
Examples
81:39 Ethnolinguistics
Broader class
8  LANGUAGE. LINGUISTICS. LITERATURE
Narrower classes
81-11Schools and trends in linguistics
81-13Methodology of linguistics. Methods and means
81`01/`08Special auxiliary numbers for origins and periods of languages
81`1/`4Special auxiliary subdivision for subject fields and facets of linguistics and languages
811Languages