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Terminology

Terminology is the meaning of terms and thier use.

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Terminology

accentology

Language; Terminology

A systematic analysis on word or phrase stress.

alalia

Language; Terminology

Disability to speak which is caused by defects or damages on external speech organs, not on central nervous system.

applied linguistics

Language; Terminology

The application of insights from theoretical linguistics to practical matters such as language teaching, remedial linguistic therapy, language planning and so forth.

arbitrariness

Language; Terminology

An essential notion in structural linguistics which denies any necessary relationship between linguistic signs and their referents, e.g. objects in the outside world.

areas of linguistics

Language; Terminology

Any of a number of areas of study in which linguistic insights has been brought to bear, for instance sociolinguistics in which scholars study society and the way language is used in it. Other ...

contrast

Language; Terminology

A difference between two linguistic items which can be exploited systematically. The distinction between the two forms arises from the fact that these can occupy one and the same slot in a syntax, ...

economy

Language; Terminology

A principle of linguistic analysis which demands that rules and units are to be kept to a minimum, i.e. every postulated rule or unit must be justified linguistically by capturing a generalization ...

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