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theoretical linguistics

[‚thē·ə‚red·ə·kəl liŋ′gwis·tiks]
(psychology)
A branch of linguistics concerned with the form of language representation in the mind, that is, linguistic competence and the structure and components of mental grammar.
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Studies in Japanese and Korean Historical and Theoretical Linguistics and Beyond: Festschrift Presented to John B.
It has at least been influential enough that much of current theoretical linguistics assumes (often without spelling it out explicitly) that the argument is right.
I have a background in philosophy of language but I have no training in formal semantics or theoretical linguistics.
The authors make use of the methods of Indo-European linguistics, theoretical linguistics, and typology.
95--After a long period of hagiography, the time has come for a more sober and measured assessment of Frege's great achievements in formal logic and the philosophy of mathematics, and of his contributions to the philosophy of language and theoretical linguistics.
Annapurna Potluri studied comparative literature and linguistics at New York University and earned an MPhil in theoretical linguistics from Cambridge.
Inspired by, among others, John Lyons's Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics (first published in 1968) and Geoffrey Leech's Principles off Pragmatics (1983), the author selects passages from the Kitab to illustrate what she calls Sibawayhi's holistic approach (p.
Trained in theoretical linguistics and recursion theory, Hennix was saying that you need an algorithm to achieve a distinguished result.
Pragmatics and discourse studies in Sindhi theoretical linguistics are very few or not published.
The results specify that, the students at Trakya University admit the effectiveness of linguistic courses and have found a way to applied linguistics from theoretical linguistics.
Throughout her career as a linguist she has followed a principle of the GGG to describe the Estonian language in accordance with the most recent trends in theoretical linguistics.
Research Group for Theoretical Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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