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LIGN101 02.16.2010 SEMANTICS LIGN101 - INTRO TO THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE
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lign101 02.16.2011 word relations Given the “meaning problem”, one way we can talk about lexical semantics is in terms of word relations what do particular words have in common?
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lign101 02.16.2011 sets another thing we’ll do is talk about meanings in terms of sets sets are just groups of objects the elements in a set can be related or unrelated
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lign101 02.16.2011 sets imaginary world Adam, Bill, Chris = male Diana, Elena, Fiona = female
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lign101 02.16.2011 sets Adam Bill Chris Diana Elena Fiona FEMALES MALES
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lign101 02.16.2011 hyponyms/hypernyms Meaning of one word is a kind of another word’s meaning a gorilla is a mammal gorilla is a hyponym of mammal a kind of mammal is a gorilla mammal is hypernym of gorilla
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lign101 02.16.2011 hyponyms/hypernyms MAMMALS GORILLAS
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lign101 02.16.2011 hyponyms/hypernyms GREEN SHRUBS
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02.16.2011 synonyms Two words are synonyms if they pick out the same sets (a.k.a. they have the same
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course LIGN 101 taught by Professor Levy,r during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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