linguistic process

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Noun1.linguistic process - a process involved in human language
linguistics - the scientific study of language
agglutination - the building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining
assimilation - a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound
derivation - (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation; "`singer' from `sing' or `undo' from `do' are examples of derivations"
dissimilation - a linguistic process by which one of two similar sounds in a word becomes less like the other; "the Old French MARBRE became the English MARBLE by dissimilation"
drift - a process of linguistic change over a period of time
fusion - the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
human process - a process in which human beings are involved
infection - (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
lexicalisation, lexicalization - the process of making a word to express a concept
metathesis - a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
deletion, omission - any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
synaeresis, syneresis - the contraction of two vowels into a diphthong
2.linguistic process - the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication; "he didn't have the language to express his feelings"
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
reading - the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; "his main reading was detective stories"; "suggestions for further reading"
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Indeed, the introduction provides an excellent overview of Tolkien's ideas on language, the intellectual context surrounding International Auxiliary Languages (IALs), and the contentious issue of "sound symbolism," fitting sense to sound, something deeply questioned by contemporary linguistics but essential to Tolkien's creative linguistic process. Much of this overview, granted, can be found in other sources, most notably Part II of Dimitra Fimi's own Tolkien, Race, and Cultural History (2008), but the new information and up-to-date research means that the editors go well beyond rehashing old information.
In this study, the majority of the teachers (98%) admitted that a vast amount of students switch codes during their earliest years in their classrooms (predominantly during the transition linguistic process [1st through 3rd grades]).
Korzybski refers to this property of language as multiordinality, which he abbreviates as m.o., and argues that one of the benefits of becoming conscious of the multiordinality of language is that "the whole linguistic process becomes extremely flexible, yet it preserves its essential extensional one-valued character, in a given case" (p.
In a linguistic process known as metanalysis, the 'r' from atter was shifted onto the 'e', becoming 'atte re'.
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Making reference to Nelson's study, (3) Deborah Cao incorrectly uses the concept of 'multilingual drafting' when presenting the linguistic process involved in drafting the Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982, as part of the UN.
Content-based instruction, in which the linguistic process is driven by cultural and real-world information from authentic texts, rather than by language learning for its own sake (Ballman, 1997) fits easily into the constructivist paradigm, as do related whole language approaches.
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Here the author highlights the importance of explicitly teaching students to develop a repertoire of strategies, including morphological processing, and a need for teachers to develop confidence and knowledge of the linguistic processes involved in spelling.
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