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  illocution
  illocutionnaire
  illocutoire
  illustratif
  îlot
  îlot Qu-
  image
  imaginaire
  imitatif
  imitation
  imiter
  immanence
  immanent
  immédiat
  immotivé

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English

sign vehicle

[Subentry of (linguistic) sign]

Fr    image acoustique, signifiant

Synonym(s): acoustic image, signifiant, significans, signifier, sound image

Antonym(s): significatum, signifié, signified

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

Domain: Functionalism

Source(s): Colapietro 1993: 182; Eco 1979: 23 (sign-vehicle); Nöth 1990: 87-88; Weinreich 1980: 4 (= signans), 272 (sign-vehicle)


English word list

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  show
  shwa
  sibilant
  sign1
  sign2
  sign language
  sign system
sign vehicle
  signal1
  signal2
  signifiant
  significance
  significans
  significant
  significant unit

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