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  marqueur2
  marqueur casuel
  marqueur conversationnel
  marqueur de force illocutoire
  marqueur de relation textuelle
  marqueur dénominatif
  marqueur potentiel
  marqueur3
  masculin
  massif
  mat
  matériau
  matériel
  matière1
  matière2

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English

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Fr    marqueur structural, mot accessoire, mot fonctionnel, mot grammatical, mot vide, mot-outil, outil grammatical

Synonym(s): form word, function word, grammatical word, structure word

Antonym(s): content word, contentive, full word, lexical word

Related term(s): closed-class words, convertor, functional2, functional marker, functional meaning, functional morpheme, functor, grammatical item, grammatical meaning, specifier2, structural meaning, translative2

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 160; ELL: 5128; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 91 (= closed-class word, structural word); Matthews 1981: 59; Matthews 1997: 113; Nash 1968: 68; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 65; Richards etal. 1992: 81-82 (= structural word); Trask 1993: 123; Wales 1989: 199-200 (= keneme)


English word list

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  emphatically
  empirical
  empirical evidence
  empiricism
  empty
  empty category principle (ECP)
  empty set
  empty-box
  enallage
  enclisis
  enclitic
  encode
  encoder
  encoding
  encyclop(a)edia

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