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The important factor in making this distinction lies in that between denotational and connotational meaning.
Even if they were, their privacy precludes their use as exemplars for denotational learning.
above) transferred as eponymy to apply to a set of humans, in the formation of a common word, do not presuppose denotational content for the base names: "the lexical semantics of the derived noun is based on speakers' encyclopaedic knowledge of the person associated with the names; the name itself has no lexical semantics to transmit" (Anderson--Colman 2000: 9).
2) process is triggered, whereby certain relevant properties of the anaphoric clause as a whole are combined: the semantic class of the predicator assigns a denotational category to the anaphor, the predicator and its INTERNAL argument(s) are combined, then the output of this combination is integrated with the clause's referential features (its aspect, tense, mood, and modality assignments).
named) The Commonwealth'; the deities can only be interpreted within a polytheistic framework of cultural assumptions; the suns may be said in a context where denotational equivalence (indeed, synonymy) has been established between the words sun and star, or where the reference is taken to be to public houses called The Sun or to issues or copies of a newspaper with that title.
Peregrin argues that, rather than positing a propositional structure within which are contained terms with denotational property, in so doing invoking mental representations of such contents, the methodology should be the reverse, using "the linguistic to explain the mental.
Categorizations such as {P} and {P;N} are distinguished by combinations of primary features: the representation for may is simple, involving uncombined presence of the predicational feature, P; that for leave includes also the referential feature N, in recognition of its denotational capacity.
In its most common guise, this discourse posits individual languages as denotational codes residing in a bounded ethnic group with a distinctive culture and inhabiting its own ecological niche.
5) Silverstein's observations on the sociological effect of standardization are relevant in both the Basque and Galician contexts: "when a linguistic community has its norm informed by standardization, it is no longer just a group of people who can communicate by presupposing a determinate denotational code (a 'grammar' in the usual sense).
Subsequent chapters investigate topics including cognitive properties of human factors and error models in engineering and socialization, user-centered interactive data mining, denotational semantics of real-time process algebra, and unifying rough set analysis and formal concept analysis based on a logic approach to granular computing.
This view of meaning, sometimes also described as the denotational meaning (Kearns, 2000), takes into consideration the things and events language is thought to make references to.
In vocabulary teaching, they generally focus more attention on the denotational meanings of a lexical item without recognizing the function of its semantic prosody in language communication.