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Semanticity

Definition of the noun Semanticity

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noun

  1. The condition of being semantic

Explanation

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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Google previewLearn Psychology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. In linguistics, a word is the smallest element that may be uttered in isolation with semantic or pragmatic content. This contrasts with a morpheme, ...

Google previewBorn to Talk, An Introduction to Speech and Language Development (2016)

Communication, Human communication by CTI 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. In linguistics, the term specialization (as defined by Paul Hopper), refers ...

Google previewThe Development of Expressive Behavior (2013)

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 ...

Google previewCultural Anthropology, A Perspective on the Human Condition (2016)

Anthropology, Anthropology by CTI 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 ...

Google previewPSYCH (2016)

by CTI 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 ...

Google previewPsychology , Concepts and Connections (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Semanticity refers to the use of arbitrary or nonarbitrary signals to transmit meaningful messages. In linguistics, displacement is the capability of language to communicate about things that are not immediately present spatially or temporally, ...

Google previewGender in Grammar and Cognition (2000)

I: Approaches to Gender. II: Manifestations of Gender by Barbara Unterbeck, Matti Rissanen, Terttu Nevalainen, Mirja Saari

Semanticity is a parameter that refers to ...

Google previewOxford 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 ...

Google previewLinguistics 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity (2011)

semanticity ( speech sounds can be linked to specific meanings), arbitrariness (there is no direct ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

semantic field see SEMANTICS semanticity (n.) A very ...

Google previewWeaving 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications (2000)

by Marcel Danesi

semanticity [< Greek SEMA 'sign'] In communication theory, term referring to the fact that linguistic signals ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

semanticity, productivity, and elements of cultural transmission. However ...

Google previewDictionary of Untranslatables (2014)

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 ...

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