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Linguistics: semantics

Terms

undefined, object
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What is linguistic meaning?
encompasses both sense and reference
What is social meaning?
what one relies on when one identifies certain social characteristics of speakers and situation from the character of the language used
What is affective meaning?
emotional connotations that come into play
Polysemy
one word and several meanings
homograph
same spelling, different meaning
homophone
same pronunciations, different senses (sea, see)
personal deixis
personal pronouns
spatial deixis
this, that
temporal deixis
before, last year
textual deixis
that
Content words
nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions, etc.
Function words
conjunctions, determiners
Semantic roles
Agent/patient
Experiencers
Recipients
Benefactives
Locatives
Temporals
Instrument/Causes

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