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indexical

División en sílabas: in·dex·i·cal
Pronunciación: /inˈdeksək(ə)l
 
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Linguistics

Definición de indexical en inglés:

adjetivo

another term for deictic.

sustantivo

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An indexical word or expression.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, proper names are semantically singular referring expressions, closely allied to indexicals, demonstratives, and singular descriptions.
  • The ‘this is’ form also reminds us that language itself is merely indexical, merely pointing without any privileged relation to comprehension.

Origen

early 20th century: coined in this sense by the American philosopher C. S. Peirce.

Words that rhyme with indexical

lexical

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