Tag: semantics

25 Are there any non-Indo-European languages with go-periphrasis? 2011-10-24T15:26:00.893

20 The relationship between "orange" the colour and "orange" the fruit 2011-09-30T00:10:18.087

20 False-belief verbs 2012-03-31T22:15:40.573

19 What divides semantics from pragmatics? 2012-09-18T23:31:02.517

17 Are there languages that distinguish between inclusive and exclusive "or"? 2011-11-02T01:10:53.897

16 Are there any languages that mark nouns as mass? 2011-09-25T22:29:26.040

12 Is there any language that doesn't express Tense but allows "aspectual coercion"? 2011-11-14T15:57:42.933

12 Does any language use bound morphology to express the concept "less"? 2012-02-06T19:33:26.280

11 Which languages conflate (imperfective) past and irrealis, and why? 2014-04-19T02:20:17.013

10 What is the role of syntax in understanding event descriptive sentences? 2012-02-07T22:01:56.227

10 Using the word "dream" as hope for the future across languages 2012-10-15T20:46:06.283

10 Why do we call sound pitches "low" and "high"? 2015-03-28T20:26:10.313

10 What is the minimal set of words that make a language "complete"? 2017-01-29T15:55:34.023

9 Textbook suggestions for syntax, semantics/pragmatics and phonetics/phonology 2013-03-09T22:47:21.280

9 Are different "aspects" of a Polish verb the same lexeme or different lexemes? 2014-11-27T18:01:17.860

9 What is it called when a word is used based on an extant definition which no longer actually applies? e.g. "dial" with phones 2017-05-04T13:31:30.020

8 Distinguishing between epistemic and circumstantial readings (without recourse to temporality)? 2011-09-21T16:40:38.140

8 Is there any language that expresses the category D but doesn't have inverse scope? 2011-10-19T19:33:00.663

8 How do languages with imperfect aspect typically convey distinctions between habitual, iterative, and progressive aspects? 2013-03-01T03:11:08.957

8 What is the relationship between syntax and semantics? 2013-05-22T06:19:42.873

8 Why do most semantic theories assume no bottom/null element for mereological approaches to events? 2013-11-26T17:38:32.097

8 Most succinct written language 2013-12-16T21:37:44.067

8 What is the scope of negation? 2014-09-02T12:40:49.210

8 What is the purpose of Subject-Verb agreement? 2016-12-23T16:04:27.967

7 What is the origin of the "hierarchy of projections", the language system or (some) conceptual system? 2011-09-20T19:42:44.127

7 Is there a difference between plurality in semantics and in morphology? 2012-01-17T23:56:38.077

7 Do "only if..." and "if... only then..." have the same LF representation? 2012-06-21T07:17:57.133

7 Is redundancy in language really impossible? (Case of the Spanish imperfect subjunctive) 2012-10-04T20:00:36.823

7 Mathematical preparation for postgraduate studies in Linguistics 2013-02-19T05:13:48.123

7 Do other languages distinguish the verbs "to drink" when talking about alcohol? 2014-12-14T22:00:28.773

7 Textbooks in Formal Semantics / Montague semantics 2014-12-27T20:59:36.967

7 The semantical change of сарай - "saráj" (rus., ukr.) vs. sister and donor languages: pl. 'seraj', srb-cro. 'saraj' 2016-05-14T21:48:51.757

6 Where could I find a corpus that is purely descriptive in nature and limited in scope? 2011-09-15T20:52:29.403

6 Thematic roles in some languages 2011-11-18T20:18:48.380

6 What does the term "ontology" mean vis a vis the study of natural language? 2012-07-01T04:31:29.253

6 Online Semantic Relatedness Database? 2013-07-25T14:58:11.280

6 What are these NPs, syntactically and semantically? 2013-10-24T17:50:01.297

6 Measuring semantic complexity of a text 2015-08-05T14:10:37.560

6 What are the differences between theoretical perspectives of the uses of the term "register"? 2016-03-14T06:52:36.760

6 How many words can be considered "core words"? 2017-03-05T11:03:40.330

6 Are there any languages that either effectively don't have verbs or that somehow get around using a "standard" verb system? 2017-10-10T10:30:20.593

5 What's the "state of the art" for methodology in syntactic/semantic experiments 2011-10-14T20:02:54.963

5 The meaning of "what"? 2012-01-18T01:27:16.517

5 Are the meanings of «I know what you know» distinguishable? 2013-08-09T22:10:51.753

5 Semantic Relatedness metric across Parts of Speech 2014-12-08T04:32:24.017

5 Term for universally-used quote with additional, non-compositional meaning 2016-11-19T10:38:20.067

5 Do puns necessarily involve referring to two (or more) extant words? 2017-01-14T21:52:39.187

5 What is the thematic role of "to the party" in this sentence? 2017-05-05T09:02:07.793

5 Are two word utterances by young children grammatically analysed? 2017-11-18T08:50:47.697

4 Identifying studies on how English language reflects sexism 2011-11-19T19:34:40.047

4 What is pragmatic strengthening? 2012-05-30T18:56:09.110

4 Tool for manually POS tagging texts 2012-10-29T20:02:42.917

4 Defining an idea 2012-12-12T16:55:16.697

4 Can the root ש ל ם be used to mean “Submission”? 2013-02-18T09:21:07.130

4 Conjunctive NPs in Montague Grammars 2013-04-26T17:33:46.097

4 Semantic logic of the word "both" in English - different from "and"? 2013-07-26T02:47:04.327

4 "I thought X was Y" vs. "I thought Y was X" 2013-09-24T01:15:12.707

4 Why must adversative coordination be binary? 2013-09-29T02:28:00.907

4 What do you call an activity accomplished by other activities 2013-10-07T09:59:39.497

4 The "affectee-subject HAVE" construction in English 2013-11-27T19:49:29.080

4 Do some isolating languages have something other than accusative morpho-syntactic alignment? 2013-12-27T10:20:23.697

4 What are the necessary and sufficient characteristics of a word to be considered as nominal? 2014-06-30T15:19:29.493

4 Do individuals have an Occam’s razor for word meanings? 2014-09-08T07:46:57.207

4 The differences between signifier/signified and reference/sense 2015-05-28T10:52:10.780

4 Why is "human volunteers" felicitous in English but not in Russian? 2015-10-04T09:48:04.793

4 Is there a name for the concept describing the particular way in which adjectives and nouns interact together to create meaning 2015-12-18T04:08:19.957

4 Are linguistic units organized in conceptual categories? 2016-01-20T16:28:28.910

4 Can syntax be part of semantics? 2016-01-21T04:14:52.393

4 Using (e.g.) Stanford NLP for retrieving specific “indirect” objects 2016-08-13T17:58:35.147

4 Semantics Intermediate Language for processing concepts and/or semantics 2016-12-07T08:01:24.483

4 Representing knowledge extracted from output of dependency parsing 2017-02-04T14:31:09.007

4 Representing constructive and non-constructive claims in formal semantics 2017-02-20T02:15:50.227

4 Constructions like the double accusative outside of the Ancient Greek word "διδασκειν" 2017-04-02T12:10:36.773

4 Are Latin "virīlis", Punjabi "vīr", Old Irish "fer" , Wels "gwr" and Hindi "var" related? 2017-05-15T13:25:46.670

4 How did *h₁l̥h₁onbʰos shift from "deer" to "lamb"? 2017-06-09T08:08:07.997

4 Text classification of semantic relations within text 2017-07-19T09:37:23.677

3 Where did the semantic categories of C. D. Buck's dictionary of synonyms come from? 2011-09-30T18:40:10.627

3 References on Definiteness 2012-03-02T04:23:22.030

3 What is a "witness world"? Is this notion related to "witness sets"? 2012-03-14T18:35:50.483

3 Truth value of a proverb 2012-10-18T09:30:46.637

3 Useful Features of Semantic Graphs 2012-11-11T02:54:03.200

3 What is the truth value of propostions that have failed in Presupposition? 2013-02-19T20:27:21.830

3 Is there count/mass distinction in European Portuguese as it is in English? 2013-03-28T23:04:46.437

3 Are there any atelic ditransitive verbs (or verb phrases)? 2013-06-07T22:15:30.533

3 Aktionsart - "brought" 2013-06-27T06:22:06.737

3 What is the difference between "or" and "either...or"? 2013-08-18T03:19:17.617

3 What aspect or feature do "over TIME" constructions have? 2013-11-25T05:39:58.223

3 What is the extension and intension of "I'm writing an exam right now." 2014-01-23T00:56:30.043

3 How I can identify semantic features? 2014-02-23T17:46:26.150

3 What thematic roles are played by the subject of an intransitive verb? 2014-02-28T07:43:55.563

3 Is there an established distinction between semantic and syntactic predicates? 2014-03-16T18:19:19.023

3 How to express semantics in functions 2014-03-23T12:50:43.900

3 How do idioms and metaphors fit into the principle of compositionality? 2014-04-18T15:30:36.690

3 The notion of monotonicity 2014-06-18T10:08:42.967

3 What is the difference between assertive and non-assertive words? 2014-08-12T06:42:31.207

3 Relationship between "see" and "look" 2014-08-14T13:27:20.230

3 Metaphor/metonymy 2014-12-03T17:02:33.547

3 If word usage is based on semantic range, how do new meanings emerge? 2015-01-25T00:06:01.810

3 At what point in the syntactic hierarchy inside a clause do phrases acquire ‘propositional’ status? 2015-01-27T09:17:07.710