Anyone who has ever used Google translate knows that the translated version is mostly grammatically correct but often extremely awkward to use in a conversation. This is one of the factor which has ...
What do all languages have in common ? I'm looking for a list of features (such as grammatical, semantic or phonetic elements) that are present in all natural languages.
I tried with basic thing like whether question starts with who/what/.. but there are a lot many sentences which do not start with interrogative words but still demands an answer like "hotels in ...
Or would linguistics also include the study of accessory languages like esperanto, artificial languages like Klingon, or even programming languages?
Could anyone give examples of context-sensitive sentences that cannot be generated by context-free rules?
Could anyone give examples of context-sensitive sentences that cannot be generated by context-free rules? To clarify, they are generated by rules including at least one that is in the form αβγ→αψγ, ...
Why is Ivrit, the modern version of Hebrew, not considered an artificial language like for example Interlingua? From the history it looks like the language was dead except in clerical circles and ...
I stumbled upon this thread and felt like I could get a more in-depth answer to this question here. Wikipedia article
Reading the news report for the AP Twitter hoax: Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured. I'm thinking this is the most unambiguous and perfect stock market bomb. ...
I'm reading around multimodal text and many of the readings I have come across (Kress, Halliday) seem to define language as spoken or written communication. That seems to exclude sign language and ...