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synchrony

Fr    synchronie

nS

Antonym(s): diachrony

Related term(s): axis of simultaneities, combination, état de langue, language state, state of language, static linguistics, syntagmatic axis, typological classification

Source(s):

Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 137ff.
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 


Finch 2000: 29
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Givon 1984: 5
GIVON, Talmy. (1984) Syntax: A Functional-Typological Introduction, Vols. I & II. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (SY)


Greimas 1983[trans.]: 156
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)


Gumperz & Hymes 1972: 383 (self synchrony)
GUMPERZ, John J. and HYMES, Dell (eds.). (1972) Directions in Sociolinguistics: The Ethnography of Communication. New York: Holt, Reinhart & Winston. (EC)


Hock 1986: 30
HOCK, Hans Henrich. (1986) Principles of Historical Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (HL)


Martin & Ringham 2006: 194-195 (also "synchronous", "synchronization")
MARTIN, Bronwen & RINGHAM, Felizitas. (2006) Key Terms in Semiotics. London: Continuum. (SN)


Nash 1968: 236
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Nöth 1990: 63
NÖTH, Winfried. (1990) Handbook of Semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.  (SM)


Saussure 1959[trans.]: 81
SAUSSURE, Ferdinand de. (1959 [trans.]) Course in General Linguistics. Trans. by Wade Baskin. New York: Philosophical Library. (FT)


Trask 1993: 272
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


Trask 1996: 347
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


Vachek 1966: 19-20
VACHEK, Josef. (1966) The Linguistic School of Prague. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (PS)


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  syncategoreme
  synchronic
  synchronic description
synchrony
  syncope
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  syncretism
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