there-insertion A term used in transformational grammar for a transformation which relates pairs of sentences by inserting a there-element, such as A baby is in the bath -> There is a baby in the bath. The latter type of sentence is often referred to as existential. tip The end-point of the tongue, also known as the apex; used in the articulation of a few speech sounds, such as the trilled [r].
natural-kind terms In the semantic analysis of nouns, a type of general term for entities which have an identity in nature (as opposed to artefactual, abstract and other general terms). They include some sortal terms (e.g. lion ), w... Read Post
B = Bayt (Arabic) Bayt = House bahuvrihi In grammar, a Sanskrit term describing a type of compound in which an entity is characterized without either of the constituents directly naming it; also called an exocentric or possessive co... Read Post
D = Dalet Dalet = Egyptian Hieroglyph Hieroglyph = Door deverbal A term used in grammar to describe an element which originates as a verb but is used in some other way in sentence structure. For example, in the singing policeman, si... Read Post