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lexical ambiguity

[Subentry of ambiguity, lexical]

Fr    ambiguïté lexicale, ambiguïté sémantique

Synonym(s): semantic ambiguity

Related term(s): homonym clash, homonymy, loss by collision, polysemy

Source(s):

Akmajian etal. 1984: 247
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.


Crystal 2003: 22
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Kroeger 2005: 27
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Lyons 1977: 397
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


Matthews 1997: 15, 204
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Palmatier 1972: 9 (= referential ambiguity, morphological ambiguity)
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)


Richards etal. 1992: 15
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 118
RUWET, Nicholas. (1973 [trans.]) An Introduction to Generative Grammar. Trans. by Norval S.H. Smith. Amsterdam : North-Holland Publishing Co. (GG)


Trask 1993: 13
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


Wales 1989: 19
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 


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