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Definition of the noun Semanticity
What does Semanticity mean as a name of something?
- The condition of being semantic
Semanticity is one of Charles Hockett's 16 design features of language. Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages.
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Biology-Environment Interactions by Gail Zivin
Semanticity is a particularly important feature of language, intimately related to human cognition. As defined by Hockett and Altmann (1968) and employed by Thorpe (1972), semanticity is based on associative ties between signal elements ...
Christology and Ethics (2010)
by F. LeRon Shults, Brent Waters
and empathy, naturally extending Sheets-Johnstone's apt statement: “Semanticity is a built-in of bodily life, literally a built-in of being a body ” (p.
Learn Psychology (2016)
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Semanticity is one of Charles Hockett's 16 design features of language. Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. Word: In linguistics, a word is the smallest element that may be uttered in ...
Psychology, Psychology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Semanticity: Semanticity is one of Charles Hockett's 16 design features of language. Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. Gestalt therapy: Gestalt therapy is an existential/ experiential ...
e-Study Guide for Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition, textbook by Robert H. Lavenda (2013)
Anthropology, Anthropology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. morpheme: Morphemes carry meaning. In linguistics, a morpheme is the smallest component of word, or other linguistic unit, that has semantic ...
Intelligence and Learning (2010)
by Nick Lund
Semanticity means that our words and communication have meaning to others. When someone talks about a mobile phone you understand what it is and can form a mental image of one. Prevarication allows us to use language to deceive but ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. Grammars: Grammars:A Journal of MathematicalResearch onFormaland Natural Languagesis an academic journal devoted to the mathematical ...
I: Approaches to Gender. II: Manifestations of Gender by Barbara Unterbeck, Matti Rissanen, Terttu Nevalainen, Mirja Saari
Semanticity is a parameter that refers to ...
Communication, Human communication by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Semanticity: Semanticity is one of Charles Hockett's 16 design features of language. Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. Displacement: In linguistics, displacement is the capability ...
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2004)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
DF7 Semanticity: linguistic signs are connected toelements andfeatures of the world. DF8 Arbitrariness:thereisnoiconicity, orphysical resemblance, between a linguistic sign and theelementorfeatureoftheworld towhich itisconnected (except in ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
semanticity/ˌsɪmanˈtɪsɪti/ 7noun [mass noun] the quality that a linguistic system has of being able to convey meanings, in particular by reference to the world of physical reality. semantics 7plural noun [usu. treated as sing.] the branch of ...
by Steven R. Pritzker
by David Crystal
semantic field see SEMANTICS semanticity (n.) A very general defining property of language (and other SEMIOTIC SYSTEMS): the ability of ...
Weaving a Lexicon (2004)
by D. Geoffrey Hall
We wanted a task that would require the infant to show at least some evidence of semanticity, so it was essential that the task not just require the infant to listen to the form of a word but also require the infant to link the word to an object or event ...
by Marcel Danesi
semanticity [< Greek SEMA 'sign'] In communication theory, term referring to the fact that linguistic signals ...
Encyclopedia of Creativity (1999)
by Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker
by Norbert M. Seel
semanticity, productivity, and elements of cultural transmission. However, the main difficulties in the analysis of animal language behavior appear Although many researchers have tried to directly decipher ...
A Philosophical Lexicon by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra, Michael Wood
A formalist approach like that of the thirteenth-century Modists privileges the former: formal completeness entails semantic completeness, or in other terms, grammaticality automatically implies semanticity. Congruitas indicates a construction's ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
semanticity n. – origin C17: from Fr. sémantique, from Gk se ̄mantikos 'significant'. semantic field n. Linguistics a lexical set of semantically related items, for example verbs of perception. semantics pl. n.
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