semantics

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branch of semantics that studies the cognitive aspects of meaning cognitive semantics , conceptual semantics , semasiology
description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments descriptive linguistics
English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960) Firth , J. R. Firth , John Rupert Firth
branch of semantics that studies the logical aspects of meaning formal semantics
branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics or morphology) grammar
branch of semantics that studies the meanings and relations of words lexical semantics
account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics prescriptive linguistics
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