HyperDic: language_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression language unit:
NOUNcommunicationlanguage unit, linguistic unitone of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
English > language unit: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningOne of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed.
Synonymlinguistic unit
Part ofstringA linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
NarrowercollocationA grouping of words in a sentence
discourseExtended verbal expression in speech or writing
formativeminimal language unit that has a syntactic (or morphological) function
lexemeA minimal unit (as a word or stem) in the lexicon of a language
morphememinimal meaningful language unit
nameA language unit by which a person or thing is known
phone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
signA fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified
syllableA unit of spoken language larger / larger than a phoneme
wordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Broaderpart, portion, component part, component, constituentSomething determined in relation to something that includes it
Spanishunidad lingüística
Catalanunitat lingüística

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