idiomaticity


idiomaticity

adjective

  1. peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language or dialect: idiomatic French.
  2. containing or using many idioms.
  3. having a distinct style or character, especially in the arts: idiomatic writing; an idiomatic composer.
adj.

1712, from Latin idiomaticus, from Greek idiomatikos; from idios “one’s own” (see idiom) + matos “thinking, animated” (see automaton).

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