polysemy

  • 1Polysemy — (  /pəˈl …

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  • 2polysemy — (n.) 1900, from Fr. polysémie (1897), from M.L. polysemus, from Gk. polysemos of many senses, from poly (see POLY (Cf. poly )) + sema sign. Related: Polysemic; polysemous (1884) …

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  • 3polysemy — [päl′i sē΄mē] n. [ModL polysemia < LL polysemus, having many meanings < Gr polysēmos < poly , POLY + sēma, a sign: see SEMANTIC] the phenomenon of having or being open to several or many meanings polysemic [pol′y semik] adj. polysemous… …

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  • 4polysemy — noun The ability of words, signs and symbols to have multiple meanings. [...] polysemy, which is the greedy habit some words have of taking more than one meaning for themselves. , [ …

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  • 5polysemy — daugiareikšmiškumas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Vienos kalbos žymiklių ir sąvokų santykis, kai vienas žymiklis žymi daugiau nei vieną sąvoką. pavyzdys( iai) Tiltas: 1. kelią per tarpą laikanti konstrukcija; 2. styginio instrumento stygų… …

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  • 6polysemy — noun see polysemous …

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  • 7polysemy — См. polisemìa …

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  • 8polysemy — polysemous, adj. /pol ee see mee, peuh lis euh mee/, n. diversity of meanings. [1895 1900; < NL polysemia, equiv. to LL polysem(us) with many significations ( < Gk polýsemos, equiv. to poly POLY + sêm(a) sign + os adj. suffix) + ia Y3] * * * …

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  • 9polysemy — The association of one word with a number of meanings. If these meanings are quite distinct the words are homonyms, but frequently there is a range of analogical uses (plain prose, plain sailing) suggesting that it is wrong simply to distinguish&#8230; …

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  • 10polysemy —    Many meanings. From the Greek for many signs. (pr. pe lis se mee) Also see ambiguity …

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  • 11polysemy — [ pɒlɪsi:mi, pə lɪsɪmi] noun Linguistics the coexistence of many possible meanings for a word or phrase. Derivatives polysemic adjective polysemous adjective Origin C19: from poly + Gk sēma sign …

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  • 12polysemy — po·ly·se·my …

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  • 13polysemy — See: polysemous …

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  • 14polysemy — pol•y•se•my [[t]ˈpɒl iˌsi mi, pəˈlɪs ə mi[/t]] n. ling. diversity of meanings • Etymology: &LT; F polysémie (1897) &LT; LL polysēm(us) with many meanings (&LT; Gk polýsēmos) pol y•se′mous, adj …

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  • 15polysemy — /pəˈlɪsəmi / (say puh lisuhmee) noun the acquisition and retention of many meanings by one word, as in the case of the word tank which referred to a receptacle for liquids and then additionally to a military vehicle. {New Latin polysēmia, from&#8230; …

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  • 16polysemy — n. Philol. the existence of many meanings (of a word etc.). Derivatives: polysemic adj. polysemous adj. Etymology: POLY (1) + Gk sema sign …

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  • 17John Scottus Eriugena and Anselm of Canterbury — Stephen Gersh INTRODUCTION by John Marenbon John Scottus Eriugena came from Ireland, as his name indicates (‘Scottus’ meant ‘Irishman’ in the Latin of this period, and ‘Eriugena’, a neologism invented by John himself, is a flowery way of saying&#8230; …

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  • 18Metonymy — or Metronomy ( &#160;/mɨˈt …

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  • 19Latent semantic analysis — (LSA) is a technique in natural language processing, in particular in vectorial semantics, of analyzing relationships between a set of documents and the terms they contain by producing a set of concepts related to the documents and terms. LSA was …

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