LINGUIST List 11.607

Fri Mar 17 2000

Qs: Genderlects, Linguistic Terminology

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  1. Johannes Holstein, Survey: Genderlects
  2. Jorge Guitart, entificacion

Message 1: Survey: Genderlects

Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2000 09:20:49 -0500
From: Johannes Holstein <uzsc33UNI-BONN.DE>
Subject: Survey: Genderlects

Ruth-Maria Roth
Katrin Schweitzer
Johannes Holstein
English Department,
Bonn University, Germany 02/25/2000

Dear listmembers,
We're students of English at Bonn University, and we are conducting a survey
on genderlects for our term paper in Linguistics. Therefore we would like
you
to fill in the questionnaire at http://www.summertime.net/umfrage
as a basis of our project.
We would be very grateful if you could spare a few minutes to support our
research.
Thank you very much for your participation!
The results will be published online.
The URL for this will then be found on the "LINGUIST list"
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Message 2: entificacion

Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 13:50:42 -0500 (EST)
From: Jorge Guitart <guitartacsu.buffalo.edu>
Subject: entificacion

Con frecuencia en el lenguaje hablamos de eventos y procesos (y 
tambien de situaciones y resultados) como si fueran entes (entidades).
P.ej.:" [La destruccion de los judios de europa por los nazis durante la 2da 
guerra mundial] podemos colocarla
entre las catastrofes mas grandes del milenio que acaba de concluir." 

?Ha utilizado alguien el termino 'entificacion' para referirse a este
fenomeno? Dado que cuantificar es convertir algo en una cantidad, ?que es
convertir algo en una entidad? ?Entificar?

jorge
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