Linguistics encompasses anumber of sub-fields. An important topical division is between the study of languagestructure (grammar ) and the study of meaning(semantics). Grammar encompassesmorphology(the formation and composition of words
is used to describe someone who either studies the field or useslinguistic methodologies to study groups of languages or particular languages. Outsidethe field, this term is commonly used to refer to people who speak many languages or have a great vocabulary.