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inference

Fr    inférence

nS

Kinds: abduction2, deduction, induction

Related term(s): implication

Source(s):

Akmajian etal. 1984: 266, 422 (inference rule)
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.


Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 101f. (also "inferencing")
BEAUGRANDE, Robert de & DRESSLER, Wolfgang. (1981) Introduction to Text Linguistics. London: Longman. (PR)


Brown & Levinson: 58, 211-212
BROWN, Penelope & LEVINSON, Stephen C. (1987) Politeness: Some universals in language usage. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SL)


Brown & Yule 1983: 33-35
BROWN, Gillian & YULE, George. (1983) Discourse Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (DA)


Colapietro 1993: 120
COLAPIETRO, Vincent M. (1993) Glossary of Semiotics. New York: Paragon House. (SN)


Collinge 1990: 202
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.


Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 286 (logical inference)
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 


ELL: 1670-1671
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Fasold 1990: 120 (rules of inference)
FASOLD, Ralph. (1990) The Sociolinguistics of Language. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell. (SL)


Finch 2000: 168-169 (also "bridging inference")
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Grimes 1975: 302
GRIMES, Joseph E. (1975) The Thread of Discourse. The Hague: Mouton. (DA)


Hudson 1996: 80-81
HUDSON, R.A. (1996) Sociolinguistics, 2nd Edition. Cambridge: University Press. (SL)


Levinson 1983: 48f.
LEVINSON, Stephen C. (1983) Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  (PR)


Longacre 1983: 253
LONGACRE, Robert E. (1983) The Grammar of Discourse. New York: Plenum Press. (DA)


Matthews 1997: 178
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 106
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Nöth 1990: 86
NÖTH, Winfried. (1990) Handbook of Semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.  (SM)


Pike & Pike 1982: 238
PIKE, Kenneth L. & PIKE, Evelyn G. (1982) Grammatical Analysis. Dallas: SIL & UTA. (TA)


Quirk etal. 1985: 227 (tentative inference)
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Richards etal. 1992: 178 (inferencing)
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


Searle 1979: 86 (principle of inference)
SEARLE, John R. (1979) Expression & Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (SA)


Sperber & Wilson 1988: 65-68 (also "non-demonstative inference")
SPERBER, Dan & WILSON, Deirdre. (1988) Relevance: Communication and Cognition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press. (PR)


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