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Definition of the adjective sayable

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  1. Capable of being pronounced or uttered; articulable.
  2. Susceptible of being stated clearly or effectively.

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Google previewIdea of Prose (1995)

by Giorgio Agamben

Whereas the sayable is that about which one can speak in defining discourse, even should it finally lack a name of its own. The distinction between the spoken and the unspoken passes, therefore, through the interior of language, dividing it ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Critical Theory (2010)

by Ian Buchanan

have all paid homage to Blanchot, praising him for articulating the gap—which Blanchot designated as the Outside—between the sayable and the non-sayable and more particularly for attempting to say what it is that belongs only to art.

Google previewDictionary of Untranslatables (2014)

A Philosophical Lexicon by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra, Michael Wood

between the “sayable” or “complete saying” (lekton autoteles [λεκτὸν αὐτοτελές]) —and the “sayable” or “incomplete saying” (lekton ellipes [λεκτὸν ἐλλιπές])—for ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-ayable, payable, playable, sayable; displayable, unplayable, unsayable.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Classical Philosophy (2013)

by Donald J. Zeyl

the meaning of the linguistic sign, the " sayable,"is incorporeal, already subsisting in the corporealpresentation (S.E.M8. 70).

Google previewThe Cambridge Foucault Lexicon (2014)

by Leonard Lawlor, John Nale

For Foucault, this fecund instability implies the murmur of many anonymous voices, each articulating a different version of what therelation between the sayable and the perceivable means intheMagritte paintingor inanyother setting, each voice ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

video verité sinfonia concertante, Trentino-Alto Adige ay2 \ë\ see еe1 ay3 \ï\ see y1 aya1 \ä-ya\ ayah, maya, taille Malaya Koshigaya aya2 \ï-a\ see iah1 aya3 \ ä-a\ see aia1 ayable \ä-a-bal\ payable, playable, sayable defrayable, displayable , ...

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Sayable Meaning

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Scrabble value of S1A1Y4A1B3L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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