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lingualize +‎ -ation


lingualization (countable and uncountable, plural lingualizations)

  1. The act of representing something as a text in some language.
  2. The ability to represent something as text.
    • 1997, Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture, [2]
      In the process of lingualization the child internalizes the system of language values and norms []
  3. (phonetics) The process of a sound becoming lingual.
  4. (orthodontics) The procedure of moving teeth towards the tongue side of the arch.[1]


  1. ^ J. L. Somers (updated in 2021), “Tooth Movements”, in Clear Correct[1], archived from the original on 2 January 2022, retrieved 2 January 2022