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Who was considered the 'Father of Linguistics', a Swiss guy, who authored the seminal book entitled 'Course in General Linguistics'?
Ferdinand de Saussure
What is the name of the linguistic school, which attempted to uncover 'Discovery Procedures'; that are internally imbedded, and compose the underlying units of language?
Since language is arbitrary, but contain 'Permitted Moves'...what term best describes the system of this communicational system?
What three components, generally, make up a system of a typical language?
sign sign signs
semiosis syntax frames
phonology syntax semantics
frames semantics utterances
What is the smallest segment of sound, that comprises the basic building blocks of a language?
What is the term for unchanging, gliding vowels; which can be either consonant-based or vowel-based?
The morpheme is the smallest syntactical unit. How many morphemes would the word 'antidisestablishmentarianism' have?
Which of the following is not a breed of Morpheme, found in most languages?
What are the two main structures, found when deconstructing a sentence into a tree-diagram?
verb clause and prepositionals
determiners and deictics
After, we analyze the syntactical order and construction, and find it worthy of our 'Permitted moves', does it mean that it will convey an idea cogently to us?
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Compiled Jun 28 13