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What Is Pragmatics?
n chapter 6, semantics was defined as the study of meaning. Given such a definition, it
is tempting to suspect that once we understand the semantics of
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What Is Phonology?
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What Is Semantics?
n semantics, the focus of study is on meaning: the meaning of individual words as
as meanings of phrases and sentences. Semantics endeavors to answer such questions
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What Is Syntax?
ords in a sentence are more than just a string of items that can be put togeth
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abawaa mey ayeeyaah. Is that normal?"
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What Is Language Acquisition?
any people believe that language is what sets humans apart from ot
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Laughing to Death: Joking as Support amid Stigma for Zulu-speaking South
Africans Living with HIV
Steven P. Black (2012)
Setting: 2008, Durban, South Africa
Subjects: South Africans; Zulu-speakers
Method: Nine months of ethnographic research,
Conversational agreement and racial formation processes
Valentina Pagliai (2009)
Setting: 2006, Tuscan Metropolitan Area, cities of: Florence, Prato and Pistoia, in the
northeast of Tuscany.
Subjects: Barbers, senior citizens, attendees to fa
Language Log: Koko's Trip to the Dentist
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An Autobiography About Someone Else? | Main | Linguists and prime numbers
August 11, 2004
KOKO'S TRIP TO THE DENTIST
According to an AP item in today's (August 10th) Prince George Citizen
Wired 7.08: Must Read
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Issue 7.08 | August 1999
Babble On Revisited
When we last checked in with Klingon linguist d'Armond
Speers ("Dejpu'bogh Hov rur qabllj!" Wired 4.08, page
84), he had embarked on an ambitious project: to teach