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ellipsis

Fr    ellipse

nS

Antonym(s): pleonasm, tautology

Type of: scheme3

Related term(s): brachylogy, deletion, elide, elision, gapping, omission, pseudogapping, substitution

Source(s):

Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 66-69
BEAUGRANDE, Robert de & DRESSLER, Wolfgang. (1981) Introduction to Text Linguistics. London: Longman. (PR)


Brown & Levinson: 111-112
BROWN, Penelope & LEVINSON, Stephen C. (1987) Politeness: Some universals in language usage. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SL)


Clark & Clark 1977: 16-17
CLARK, Herbert H. & Eve V. (1977) Psychology and Language: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. (PL)


Crystal 2003: 159
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 277
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 


Eggins 1994: 152
EGGINS, Suzanne. (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. London: Pinter Publishers. (FG)


ELL: 5116 (= abbreviation, contraction, reduction)
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


ERC: 211
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition. (1996) New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. (RH)


Finch 2000: 203
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Halliday & Hasan 1976: 142ff.
HALLIDAY, M.A.K. & HASAN, Ruqaiya. (1976) Cohesion in English. London: Longman.  (FG)


Halliday 1994: 92-93, 309-310
HALLIDAY, M.A.K. (1994) An Introduction to Functional Grammar (Second Edition). London: Edward Arnold.  (FG)


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 76
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Hock 1986: 193
HOCK, Hans Henrich. (1986) Principles of Historical Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (HL)


Kroeger 2005: 37, 344
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Lyons 1977: 589
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


Martin & Ringham 2006: 74
MARTIN, Bronwen & RINGHAM, Felizitas. (2006) Key Terms in Semiotics. London: Continuum. (SN)


Matthews 1981: 38
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1981) Syntax. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (SY)


Matthews 1997: 111
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Palmatier 1972: 50
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 64
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Quirk etal. 1985: 82, 883-884
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Radford 1988: 82, 98 (also "gapping")
RADFORD, Andrew. (1988) Transformational Grammar: A First Course. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  (GG)


Richards etal. 1992: 121
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 157
RUWET, Nicholas. (1973 [trans.]) An Introduction to Generative Grammar. Trans. by Norval S.H. Smith. Amsterdam : North-Holland Publishing Co. (GG)


Trask 1993: 89
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


Wales 1989: 138-139
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 


Weinreich 1980: 68
WEINREICH, Uriel. (1980) On Semantics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. (SM)


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