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formal2

Fr    formel2

adj

Antonym(s): familiar, informal

Related term(s): formality, polite

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s):

Akmajian etal. 1984: 297-298
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.


Arndt & Janney 1987: 170f.
ARNDT, Horst & JANNEY, Richard Wayne. (1987) InterGrammar: Toward an Integrative Model of Verbal, Prosodic and Kinesic Choices in Speech. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (CA)


Crystal 2003: 186
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 65
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: 65
EGGINS, Suzanne. (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. London: Pinter Publishers. (FG)


Holmes 1992: 13-14
HOLMES, Janet. (1992) An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. New York: Longman. (SL)


Hudson 1996: 199-200
HUDSON, R.A. (1996) Sociolinguistics, 2nd Edition. Cambridge: University Press. (SL)


Kroeger 2005: 140
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Levinson 1983: 46 (formal event), 91
LEVINSON, Stephen C. (1983) Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  (PR)


Lyons 1971: 280
LYONS, John. (1971) Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: University Press. 


Lyons 1977: 580
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


Nash 1968: 84
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Quirk etal. 1985: 26
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Saville-Troike 1982: 42 (formal language)
SAVILLE-TROIKE, Muriel. (1982) The Ethnography of Communication: An Introduction. Baltimore: University Park Press. (EC)


Trudgill 1974: 110-111 (also "formal style")
TRUDGILL, Peter. (1974) Sociolinguistics: An Introduction. London: Penguin Books. (SL)


Wales 1989: 185-186
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 


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