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French word list

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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

form word

[Subentry of form1, word]

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

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

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

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

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 187; ELL: 5128; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 91 (= closed-class word, structural word); Matthews 1981: 59; Matthews 1997: 134; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 75 (form-word); Richards etal. 1992: 81-82 (= structural word); Wales 1989: 199-200 (= keneme)


English word list

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  foregrounding
  foreign
  foreigner talk
  foreignism
  forensic genre
  form1
  form2
  formal1
  formal2
  formalism
  formality
  formalizable
  formalization1
  formalize
  formant1

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