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signifier

Fr    image acoustique, signifiant

nS

Synonym(s): acoustic image, sign vehicle, signifiant, significans, sound image

Antonym(s): significatum, signifié, signified

Related term(s): concept, content plane, expression2, form2, semiosis, sign, signification

Source(s):

Benveniste 1971[trans.]: 43
BENVENISTE, Émile. (1971 [trans.]) Problems in General Linguistics. Trans. by Mary Elizabeth Meek. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press.


Colapietro 1993: 181-182
COLAPIETRO, Vincent M. (1993) Glossary of Semiotics. New York: Paragon House. (SN)


Collinge 1990: 210
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.


Crystal 2003: 418
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Dineen 1967: 201-202
DINEEN, Francis P. (1967) An Introduction to General Linguistics. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.


Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 100
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 


Eco 1984: 23-24
ECO, Umberto. (1984) Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (SN)


Eggins 1994: 14-15
EGGINS, Suzanne. (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. London: Pinter Publishers. (FG)


ELL: 5170
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


ERC: 673
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition. (1996) New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. (RH)


ES: 573
Encyclopedia of Semiotics. (1998) Oxford: Oxford University Press. (SN)


Finch 2000: 28
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Greimas 1983[trans.]: 8-10, 32
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)


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 209 (= significant)
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Lehmann 1992: 37
LEHMANN, Winfred P. (1992) Historical Linguistics, 3rd Edition. London: Routledge. (HL)


Martin & Ringham 2006: 185, 187
MARTIN, Bronwen & RINGHAM, Felizitas. (2006) Key Terms in Semiotics. London: Continuum. (SN)


Matthews 1997: 340
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 217
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Nöth 1990: 60, 88
NÖTH, Winfried. (1990) Handbook of Semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.  (SM)


Onishi 1981: 12
ONISHI, Masao. (1981) A Grand Dictionary of Phonetics. Tokyo: The Phonetic Society of Japan.  (PH)


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 197
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Saussure 1959[trans.]: 67
SAUSSURE, Ferdinand de. (1959 [trans.]) Course in General Linguistics. Trans. by Wade Baskin. New York: Philosophical Library. (FT)


Trubetzkoy 1969[trans.]: 2
TRUBETZKOY, N.S. (1969 [trans.]) Principles of Phonology. Trans by Christiane A.M. Baltaxe. Berkeley : University of California Press. (PS)


Wales 1989: 420
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 


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  significant unit
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  signifying signifying
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  silent reading
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