HyperDic: linguistic_process

English > 2 senses of the expression linguistic process:
NOUNprocesslinguistic processa process involved in human language
cognitionlinguistic process, languagethe cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication
English > linguistic process: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningA process involved in human language.
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
NarroweragglutinationThe building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning / meaning in the process of combining
assimilationA linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound
derivation(descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation
dissimilationA linguistic process by which one of two similar sounds in a word becomes less like the other
driftA process of linguistic change over a period of time
fusionThe merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
infection(phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
lexicalization, lexicalisationThe process of making a word to express a concept
metathesisA linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
omission, deletionAny process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
syneresis, synaeresisThe contraction of two vowels into a diphthong
Broaderhuman processA process in which human beings are involved
Spanishproceso lingüístico
Catalanprocés lingüístic
English > linguistic process: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication.
NarrowerreadingThe cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
Broaderhigher cognitive processcognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
Spanishproceso lingüístico
Catalanprocés lingüístic

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