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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 previewLiterature and The Contemporary (2014)

Fictions and Theories of the Present by Roger Luckhurst, Peter Marks

For Levinas, diachrony is an ethical principle of openness to the other, who can never be assimilated to thought or knowledge. In moving apart from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

Diachrony is a historical perspective for studying language, as it changes through time, in sounds, syntax, vocabulary, etc. We can trace the development of English from Old to Middle (eleventh century) to Early Modern (sixteenth century) to ...

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 previewWilliam Wordsworth and the Hermeneutics of Incarnation (2010)

by David P. Haney

The metaphor of the inscription of the law in consciousness expresses this in a remarkable way, reconciling autonomy and heteronomy It does so in an ambivalence, whose diachrony is the signification itself, an ambivalence which, in the ...

Google previewWild Thoughts Searching for a Thinker (2006)

A Clinical Application of W.R. Bion's Theories by Rafael E. Lopez-Corvo

Diachrony refers to changes extending in time, while synchrony relates to events taking place in a limited space-time. 3 "Schizo" (cn|rrii£o) meaning split. 4. In relation to time confusion, Bion uses as paradigmatic the Mad Hatter's tea-party in ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

also diachrony, dia- system) diachronic linguistics [Grk chronos 'time'] Systematic description and elucidation of all linguistic changes through time (internal historical linguistics) with regard to external facts such as political history, cultural ...

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 previewThe Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism (1995)

by Joseph Childers, Gary Hentzi

DIACHRONY 79 Deleuze, Gilles, and Mix Guattari. Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Trans. Robert Hurley, Mark Seem, and Helen R. Lane. New York: Viking, 1977. — . Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature. Trans. Dana Polan.

Google previewWorld Lexicon of Grammaticalization (2002)

by Bernd Heine, Tania Kuteva

diachrony in language structure.

Google previewDictionary of World Philosophy (2013)

by A. Pablo Iannone

diachrony dialectic and, instead of joy, a feeling of well-being; the fourth involves only equanimity and alertness. In Chinese Buddhism, dhyāna includes all meditation practices - even all preparatory practices for dhyāna in the previously ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory (2010)

by Michael Payne, Jessica Rae Barbera

habib diachrony See Synchrony/ diachrony ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Linguistic Sciences (2008)

Issues and Theories

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 Linguistics Encyclopedia 3E (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.

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