content word


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Related to content word: function word, Grammatical word
  • noun

Synonyms for content word

a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned

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We count the length of a passage in terms of content words rather than in terms of recognized words.
During baseline, Participant 1 retold an average of 24% of content words (range 1129%).
n]: w is the shifted content word of some T [member of] SYT(v)},
There were two experimental conditions: in the 'Adjacent function word' condition, the target words were immediately preceded by an informative function word (nouns were preceded by articles, verbs by pronouns); in the ' Function word and prosody' condition, target words were preceded by another content word and a more complex analysis relying on both prosodic information and function words was necessary to perform the task.
In an individual with nonfluent aphasia, treatment resulted in improved picture naming for nouns and verbs and generalized increases in numbers of grammatical sentences and content words following noun therapy.
Each content word exhibits the metaphor identification score, either as a single or a pair of figures.
This wide range of rhetorical expressions also affects content words.
TF is calculated as the relative frequency of a content word feature regarding all content word features in a specific context vector.
The problem which immediately arises here is whether the OE under was originally a content word (in a structuralist sense), to become a functional, grammatical element.
Di Meola proposes three necessary conditions on the context of use for a certain content word or syntactic structure to be reanalyzed as a preposition (p.
Atomistic measures of cohesion have focused on cohesive ties--words or phrases that pre-suppose the existence of another element elsewhere in the text (Fitzgerald & Spiegel, 1986), such as repetition of a content word, use of a pronoun or synonym, or conjunctions that allude to preceding propositions (e.
where w is a content word in the previous U, and w' is a content word in a candidate for S.
It all starts when a content word is employed for achieving a special effect in certain contexts, usually because a standardly available form is felt to lack in expressiveness.
attachment of a grammaticalized item to a content word, and its fusion with the modified stem, ultimately resulting in the transformation of the original free word into an affix and, at the most advanced stage, an inflectional marker.
There is a range of unfamiliar content words included in the text, with James using repetitive sentence stems to introduce these words and to build fluency and familiarity.
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