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arbitrary

Fr    arbitraire1, conventionnel, immotivé

adj

Synonym(s): conventional, unmotivated

Antonym(s): motivated

Source(s):

Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 148
BEAUGRANDE, Robert de & DRESSLER, Wolfgang. (1981) Introduction to Text Linguistics. London: Longman. (PR)


Crystal 2003: 31 (also "arbitrary reference")
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 131
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 


ES: 32
Encyclopedia of Semiotics. (1998) Oxford: Oxford University Press. (SN)


Finch 2000: 6
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Lyons 1977: 70
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


Martinet 1962: 88
MARTINET, André. (1962) A Functional View of Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (FM)


Nash 1968: 15
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


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