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In: English and Literature

Submitted By ddddBB4
Words 814
Pages 4
Terminology
Key:

W
S
T
V
O
P
R
L
M
N
H
I
J

D
E
F

A
B
C

A17,B6, C19,D11,E7, F6,H1,I10,J1,L4,M8,N6,

Lexis
Adjectives
Nouns
Verbs
Dicource
Semantics

Grammar
Sentences
Phonetic/Phonology
Pragmatics
Orthography

LEXIS

A3, B3,C7,E2,F2, I2,J1, L3, M1,O1, P4,S5

* Acronym

Ex:RADAR= Radio Detecting And Ranging

* Affixation
Ex: Incapable,ex-President, Laughing

* Archaic language (old)
Ex: By thy long grey beard and glittering eye

* Back formation
Ex: Automate from automation,Air-condition from air conditioning

* Blending
Ex: Smog (smoke + fog),Emoticon (emotion + icon),Because (by + cause)

* Borrowing
Ex: Déjà vu, Mammoth, Algebra

* Clipping
Ex:Gas (gasoline), Champ (champion), Teen (teenager)

* Colloquialism
Ex:Go bananas (go insane or be very angry),Wanna (want to),Gonna(going to),Y’all(you all), Go nuts(go insane or be very angry)

* Comparative lexical connectors
Ex:

* Compound

* Conjunctions
Link words and phrases together
Ex:and, but, however

* Consequence lexical connectors

* Conversion

* Elipsis


* Eponym
A person (real or fictitious) from whom something is said to take its name
Ex: Adam-Biblical character- Adam's apple,Achilles- Greek mythological character- Achilles' heel

* Formal/informal language

* Functional words

* Idiolect
The way someone may speak

* Initialism
Ex: Habeeb Ahmed= HA

* Jargon

* Lexical connectors

* Lexical field

* Lexical words

* Monosyllabic
A word with only one syllable or a person who uses short, abrupt words in conversation
Ex: The word cat is an example of a monosyllabic word ,A sullen teenager who only uses short words to chat with his parents is an example of someone who is monosyllabic

* Obsolete language (no longer…...

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