Poll: What is the study of meaning called?

What is the study of meaning called?

Philology
Lexicography
Semantics

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  • Votes: 1,524
  • Comments: 17
  • Added: September 2003

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Comments:

Willbut

Can I change my vote? I pressed 'philogy' by accident.

Ben

Your answer will follow you to the end of the earth and will rain doom upon you and your entire family for all eternity!!!

Willbut

Yikes! I'll take more care in the future. If I have one.

italianbrother

Agree with Ben!

italianbrother

Though a question… does eternity exist??

willbut

If it existed, it wouldn't be eternity.

grahamcurrie

Where is "Semiotics"

Olajuyin Ayobami

I want you to give me five defination of meaning, the author and the year of findings.

Hoshang

SEMANTICS is the study of meaning in language; meaning of words,phrases and sentences

nuray

semantics

Nathan N. Joshua

Semantics is the study of what the signs and symbols in a language stand for or represent.

crash_1000

semantics is the systematic study of meaning and the linguistic semantics is the study of how language organize and express meaning.

aesop420

Is there a term which describes the ‘innate’ desire or tendency of humans to create meaning or form out of arguably arbitrary randomness?

star

could you tell me what's noun-centered meaning and Verb centered meaning? And what are the difficulties you have met when studying The meaning of language?

semantics

i like semantic

Carol

Semantics

Joshua

as a semanticologist, trust me the study of meaning is arbitrary to the meaning of the word making the correct vote to be Semantics

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