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LINGUIST List 18.1464

Mon May 14 2007

Qs: Semantic Meaning vs. Pragmatic Meaning

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        1.    Arash Golzari, Semantic Meaning vs. Pragmatic Meaning

Message 1: Semantic Meaning vs. Pragmatic Meaning
Date: 14-May-2007
From: Arash Golzari <arashgolzarigmail.com>
Subject: Semantic Meaning vs. Pragmatic Meaning


I am writing to ask if it is possible for a listener (or reader) to
understand and analyze the pragmatic meaning of a phrase or sentence before
its semantic meaning. If possible, could you please provide an example for

Your consideration is highly appreciated,

Arash Golzari
Azad University of Karaj, Iran

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

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