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Definition of the noun diachrony

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noun - plural: diachronies

  1. the study of linguistic change

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Google previewNarrative Medicine : Honoring the Stories of Illness (2006)

Honoring the Stories of Illness by Rita Charon Professor of Clinical Medicine Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

A pivotal distinction was made by the linguists in structuralist times between diachrony and synchrony; roughly speaking, diachrony is the condition of time passing, of being “within” se- quence, while synchrony is an epiphanal eternal state of ;...

Google previewBetween the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmuds : Accounting for Halakhic Difference in Selected Sugyot from Tractate Avodah Zarah (1997)

Accounting for Halakhic Difference in Selected Sugyot from Tractate Avodah Zarah by Christine Elizabeth Hayes Robert F. and Particia R. Wies Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica Yale University

One marker of diachrony is the preservation of generational strata through the use of attributions .

Google previewAdvances in the Theory of the Lexicon (2006)

by Dieter Wunderlich

diachrony. of. polysynthesis. Johanna. Mattissen. 1. Polysynthesis as a morphological type Within the Sonderforschungsbereich " Theory of the Lexicon" two typological projects were concerned with (a) the distinction of ...

Google previewWorld Lexicon of Grammaticalization (2002)

by Bernd Heine, Tania Kuteva

diachrony in language structure.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Linguistic Sciences (2008)

Issues and Theories by Vennelakaṇṭi Prakāśaṃ

The mention of causality leads to the issue of the relation between synchrony and diachrony from the standpoint of the semiotics of language. While Saussure closed of inquiry into the causes of linguistic evolution by proclaiming sound ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Language and Linguistics (2010)

by Alex Barber, Robert J Stainton

diachrony; (3) signifier vs. signified (signifiant$signifie ́); and (4) associative vs. syntagmatic relations. (1) opposes the ...

Google previewThe Social Science Encyclopedia (2003)

by Adam Kuper

Second, synchrony versus diachrony: Saussure repeatedly emphasizes that linguistics, like any other science dealing with values (seebelow), must embrace two perspectives. A synchronic study is conducted without considerationof the past ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Paleoceanography and the diachrony of radiolarian events inthe easternEquatorial Pacific,In:(Editors: Pisias, N.G.; Meyer,L.A.;Janecek, T.R.; PalmerJudson, A.; Van Andel, T.H.) Proceedings of the ...

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

diachrony, syntax vs. semantics,lexisvs. grammar,etc. Theclaimofthe arbitrariness ofthe linguisticsignislargely replaced by a searchformotivation of linguisticorganisationby cognitive principles of iconicity, salience and relevance.

Google previewLinguistics Encyclopedia (2004)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

Second,cognitive linguisticsis opposed toSaussurean and secondgenerationstructuralist axioms, especially dichotomies such aslangue vsparole, synchronyvs diachrony, syntax vs semantics, lexis vs grammar, etc.The claim ofthe arbitrariness ...

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