Flashcards in LFNLP: Intro Deck (11)
What is Phonetics?
The study of sounds in human language
What is Phonology?
The study of sound systems in human language
What is Morphology?
The study of the formation and internal structure of words
What is Pragmatics?
The study of the meaning of sentences in different context
What is Syntax?
The study of the formation and internal structure of sentences.
What is Semantics?
The study of the meaning of sentences
What is morphosyntax?
a combination of the study of syntax and morphology
What is typology
The study of languages based on their structural features
What are areal classifications of languages?
classification of languages based on the area in which they're spoken
What is a "pidgin" language?
A Pidgin language arises when speakers of a "subtrate" language adopt vocabulary from a "superstrate" language they do not speak in order to communicate.