autonimia

English translation: autonymy

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Italian term or phrase:autonimia
English translation:autonymy
Entered by: SignoraAnna

14:42 Jul 24, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Linguistics / Linguistics
Italian term or phrase: autonimia
linguistics and lexicography
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autonymy
Explanation:
Autonymy is considered to be universal component of natural languages, and as a crucial element of "the metalanguage inside a language". When language is used to explain the meaning of a word, it is an "autonymy" (i.e. a word that refers not to its signified but to itself, to the signifier).

adj. autonymous

http://semlab5.sbs.sunysb.edu/~rlarson/LOT(99)/Day02.htmld/
http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/dpitt/CompIdioms.htm
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autonymy


Explanation:
Autonymy is considered to be universal component of natural languages, and as a crucial element of "the metalanguage inside a language". When language is used to explain the meaning of a word, it is an "autonymy" (i.e. a word that refers not to its signified but to itself, to the signifier).

adj. autonymous

http://semlab5.sbs.sunysb.edu/~rlarson/LOT(99)/Day02.htmld/
http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/dpitt/CompIdioms.htm


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