16 Terms in Linguistics

15 May

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HOMOPHONES

Words that are pronounced in the same way as one or more other words, but is different in meaning and sometimes spelling, as are “hair” and “hare.

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HAPTICS

Touching during social interaction.

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LINGUISTIC INTERFERENCE

Knowledge of the first language causes errors and misunderstanding in the second language.

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MORPHOLOGY

The study of how words are formed including aspect such as compounds, derivations, and so forth.

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NASALIZATION

To make a sound nasal by lowering the soft palate so that air flows through the nose.

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PHONETICS

A branch of linguistics comprising the study of the sounds of human speech.

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PHONOLOGY

The study of sounds in speech, including their distribution and pronunciation.

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PROXEMICS

The study of distance individuals maintain between each other in social interactions and how this separation is significant.

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PSYCHOLINGUISTICS

The study of language acquisition and use in relation to the psychological factors controlling its use and recognition.

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SEMANTICS

The study of the meaning in language; the analysis of the meaning of words, phrases, sentences.

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SEMIOTICS

The study of signs and symbols of all kinds, what they mean, and how they relate to the things or ideas they refer to.

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SEMIPHONETIC

Indicated that spellers write only some of the letters in a word.

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KINESICS

Body language such as facial expressions and gestures.

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SYNTAX

The pattern of structure of word order in sentences, clauses and phrases. The grammatical rules that govern language.

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PRAGMATICS

The use of language in context. The practical and social side of language where children must learn to engage in effective and appropriate communication (Ex: responding to uestions, making eye contact, phrasing requests, adjusting speech to differerent situations).

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CHRONEMICS

The way we perceive, use and respond to time in social interactions, as well as cultural situations.

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Source: Quizlet.com

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