linguistic communication


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Noun1.linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbolslinguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
usage - the customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written; "English usage"; "a usage borrowed from French"
dead language - a language that is no longer learned as a native language
words - language that is spoken or written; "he has a gift for words"; "she put her thoughts into words"
source language - a language that is to be translated into another language
target language, object language - the language into which a text written in another language is to be translated
accent mark, accent - a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
sign language, signing - language expressed by visible hand gestures
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
metalanguage - a language that can be used to describe languages
native language - the language that a person has spoken from earliest childhood
indigenous language - a language that originated in a specified place and was not brought to that place from elsewhere
superstrate, superstratum - the language of a later invading people that is imposed on an indigenous population and contributes features to their language
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
interlanguage, lingua franca, koine - a common language used by speakers of different languages; "Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times"
linguistic string, string of words, word string - a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
barrage, bombardment, onslaught, outpouring - the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, oral communication, speech, language - (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
slanguage - language characterized by excessive use of slang or cant
alphabetize - provide with an alphabet; "Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages"
synchronic - concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents; "synchronic linguistics"
diachronic, historical - used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time; "diachronic linguistics"
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What the findings show is that linguistic communication can give us rich and accurate knowledge, even knowing that at first glance seems 'visual.'" said, one of the researchers, Marina Bedny.
10-11)--then information in the context of linguistic communication is just one instantiation of information in the "metaphorical" sense.
While reading the book for review I found the author's use of lucid, understandable, real-life linguistic communication approach filled with well-recognized, expedient language, narratives, and personal anecdotes meant to aid building of societal communication skills while explicating theoretically sound methods for boosting and improving communication skill to be helpful, positive and implemental.
"Linguistic Communication and the Semantic/Pragmatics Distinction," Synthese 165(3): 321-345.
Video analysis: A method of assessing changes in preverbal and early linguistic communication after cochlear implantation.
Following Austin's seminal work (1962) on speech acts, Searle (1969: 16) defines speech acts as "the basic or minimal units of linguistic communication".
Most linguists use the term emphasis to refer to information structure aspects of language in the domains of phonetics, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, says Trotzke, but it is obvious that such a confinement to focal interpretations disregards the expressive dimension of utterances, which often complements the domain of propositional meaning in linguistic communication. In that light, he reconsiders the concept of emphasis in linguistic theory, demonstrating that certain word order options are obligatory in emphatic interpretations.
And a medium of linguistic communication does not arrive very often, in the history of the race.
A brief misstep occurs as the author attempts to use linguistic communication categories to illuminate how architectural meanings are received, but the effort is quickly abandoned.
not be made coherently if linguistic communication were impossible

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