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Related term(s): axiology, meaning, semantician, semanticist

Domain: Semantics


Akmajian etal. 1984: 236
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Chomsky 1981: 324 (real semantics)
CHOMSKY, Noam. (1981) Lectures on Government and Binding. Dordrecht : Foris Publications. (GB)

Clark & Clark 1977: 439 (procedural semantics)
CLARK, Herbert H. & Eve V. (1977) Psychology and Language: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. (PL)

Colapietro 1993: 176
COLAPIETRO, Vincent M. (1993) Glossary of Semiotics. New York: Paragon House. (SN)

Crystal 2003: 410-411 (also "state-transition semantics")
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.

Dijk 1980: 30-31 (sentential semantics)
DIJK, Teun A. van. (1980) Macrostructures: An Interdisciplinary Study of Global Structures in Discourse, Interaction, and Cognition. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Dik I 1997: 7-8
DIK, Simon C. (1997) The Theory of Functional Grammar, Part 1, 2nd edition: The Structure of the Clause. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (FG)

Doke 1935: 193
DOKE, Clement M. (1935) Bantu Linguistic Terminology. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.

Dowty 1986: 40 (compositional semantics, discourse semantics)
DOWTY, D.R. (1986) "The Effects of Aspectual Class on the Temporal Structure of Discourse: Semantics or Pragmatics?", in Linguistics and Philosophy 9, 37-61. (PR)

Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 338
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 

ELL: 5160 (procedural semantics), 5169
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.

ERC: 665-666
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition. (1996) New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. (RH)

Finch 2000: 145-148, 158 (conceptual semantics)
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Greimas 1983[trans.]: 4-5
GREIMAS, A.J. (1983 [trans.]) Structural Semantics: An Attempt at a Method. Trans. by Daniele McDowell, Ronald Schleifer & Alan Velie.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.  (SN)

Grimes 1975: 238 (discourse semantics)
GRIMES, Joseph E. (1975) The Thread of Discourse. The Hague: Mouton. (DA)

Halliday 1994: 15
HALLIDAY, M.A.K. (1994) An Introduction to Functional Grammar (Second Edition). London: Edward Arnold.  (FG)

Hamp 1963: 52
HAMP, Eric P. (1963) A Glossary of American Technical Linguistic Usage 1925-1950. Utrecht: Spectrum Publishers. 

Hartmann & Stork 1972: 204-205
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.

Hudson 1996: 255 (situational semantics)
HUDSON, R.A. (1996) Sociolinguistics, 2nd Edition. Cambridge: University Press. (SL)

Kess 1992: 13-14, 209ff. (also "compositional semantics")
KESS, Joseph F. (1992) Psycholinguistics: Psychology, Linguistics and the Study of Natural Language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (PL)

Leech 1983: 2, 6 (also "semanticism")
LEECH, Geoffrey N. (1983) Principles of Pragmatics. Longman: London. (PR)

Levinson 1983: 1
LEVINSON, Stephen C. (1983) Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  (PR)

Lyons 1971: 400
LYONS, John. (1971) Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: University Press. 

Lyons 1977: 120ff. (behaviourist semantics), 138-139 (descriptive semantics, pure semantics, theoretical semantics)
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)

Martin & Ringham 2006: 171 (also "conceptual semantics")
MARTIN, Bronwen & RINGHAM, Felizitas. (2006) Key Terms in Semiotics. London: Continuum. (SN)

Matthews 1974: 2
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1974) Morphology: An introduction to the theory of word-study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (MO)

Matthews 1997: 334-335, 353 (stereotype semantics)
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nash 1968: 211
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 

Nöth 1990: 103-106 (also "anthropological semantics", "General Semantics", "descriptive semantics", "psychological semantics", "pure semantics"), 316 (discoursive semantics)
NÖTH, Winfried. (1990) Handbook of Semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.  (SM)

Palmatier 1972: 158
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)

Pei & Gaynor 1954: 193 (=semasiology, sematology)
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.

Pike, K. 1967: 623 (General Semantics)
PIKE, Kenneth L. (1967) Language in Relation to a Unified Theory of the Structure of Human Behavior, 2nd Ed. The Hague: Mouton. (TA)

Quirk etal. 1985: 12
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.

Richards etal. 1992: 329
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.

Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 13
RUWET, Nicholas. (1973 [trans.]) An Introduction to Generative Grammar. Trans. by Norval S.H. Smith. Amsterdam : North-Holland Publishing Co. (GG)

Trask 1993: 249-250
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.

Wales 1989: 416
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 

Weinreich 1980: 268 (pure semantics, descriptive semantics)
WEINREICH, Uriel. (1980) On Semantics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. (SM)



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