American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See semantics.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of the development and connections of the meanings of words; the department of significance in philology.
- n. linguistics A discipline within linguistics concerned with the meaning of a word independent of its phonetic expression.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Philol.) The science of meanings or sense development (of words); the explanation of the development and changes of the meanings of words; -- more commonly referred to as
- n. the branch of semantics that studies the cognitive aspects of meaning
- From Ancient Greek σημασία (semasia, "the meaning of a word") + -λογία (-logía, "-logy, branch of study"), from σημαίνω (semaino, "I show by a sign, signify"), from σῆμα ("a mark, sign"). (Wiktionary)
- Greek sēmasiā, meaning (from sēmainein, to signify; see semantic) + logy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Marty's defense of this theory in opposition to nativism involves the descriptive semasiology, which was to be developed more fully in his subsequent writings, especially his main work, and is indeed the center piece of his philosophical endeavors.”
“In the nineteenth century the term “semasiology” (Semasiologie) was often used in reference to linguistic investigations concerning meaning.”
“A crucial distinction in Marty's descriptive semasiology is that between those expressions which have meaning independently and those which do not (Marty 1908a, 205 ff.).”
“Accordingly Marty's semasiology is concerned with the complex unity (not identity) of”
“It is in the classification of autosemantica where Brentanian descriptive psychology especially comes into play in Marty's descriptive semasiology.”
“There is accordingly a very strong sense in which Marty's descriptive semasiology involves a very forcefully stated anti-psychologism in all domains of philosophy.”
“Thus, in working out a descriptive semasiology of statements Marty puts forward a very important ontological thesis.”
“Thus we see that in his descriptive semasiology of emotives Marty puts forward a very important axiological thesis.”
“_Kind_ and its semasiology are treated at great length, with a multitude of examples and explanations, useful to students of English, whose dictionaries lag behind in these respects.”
“Insofar as Marty's universal grammar is a semasiology developed in the framework of Brentanian descriptive psychology, Marty thinks that his endeavor is quite distinct from ” and of greater philosophical significance than ” Husserl's historically misinformed foray into the grammatical domain (Marty 1908a 56-63).”
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