linguistic form

(redirected from speech form)

linguistic form

n.
A meaningful unit of language, such as an affix, a word, a phrase, or a sentence.

linguis′tic form′


n.
any meaningful unit of speech, as a sentence, phrase, word, or morpheme.
[1920–25]
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The strategies Abe sketched out in a speech form the third and most important plank in his "Abenomics" platform, which so far has focused on what he calls the first "two arrows" in his arsenal: loosening monetary policy and boosting public spending.
bar]ninian grammar in particular uniformly instructs which speech forms are to be used under various conditions, including some 735 semantics conditions described in Scharf 2009a (101-9); conversely, the grammar never instructs what meaning is to be understood from a speech form.
Besides, the results indicate that gesture and speech form an integrated system that helps us in language comprehension.
Thus it was not actually necessary to determine what a specific speech form meant, but only to determine if a given speech form produced the same response/meaning or a different one.
When all the engrams have been removed, the student achieves a state of "clear" and gains freedom from disease and the effects of ageing; perfect memory; immunity from radiation; the ability to command others using a speech form known as Tone 40; infinite incarnation and freedom from the restraints of space and time.
In such cases the less economically prestigious speech form is selected against, however, points of counter control (Skinner, 197 1) can be observed.
Parts of speech form the foundation of statement analysis.
Other communication technologies for sale relate to transmitting and receiving data over telecommunications channels via the use of modems, an improved roaming service selection that scans for a preferred foreign carrier with the lowest cost, the rapid use of sending recorded audiovisual messages from a data file that sends the message to the recipient instantaneously and systems for converting text messages to vocalized speech form.
The underlying assumption is that the system is based on some actual, spoken form of Chinese and that the phonology of that speech form is recoverable by determining the phonetic values underlying each ChYS category.
The bottle is placed into the recorder and while the printed label is being produced, the identical prescription information in speech form is loaded into the bottle.
He accurately portrays the section's conclusions that such a substi-tutional genitive in Paninian grammar indicates that a speech form occurs in place of another speech form and that this "place" has been explained by commentators as the meaning (artha) of the speech form, the possible occurrence (prasanga) of the speech form (p.