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Sunday, 10 April 2011

The Conflation Of Axis And Stratification In Protolanguage

In protolanguage,
system conflated with content 
is realised by 
structure conflated with expression.

(1) two levels of abstraction: system/content and structure/expression
(2) two axes: (paradigmatic) system and (syntagmatic) structure
(3) two strata: content and expression

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