Definición de sortal en inglés:


Silabificación: sor·tal
Pronunciación: /ˈsôrtl
Linguistics & Philosophy


Denoting or relating to a term representing a semantic feature that applies to an entity, classifying it as being of a particular kind.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Let ‘F’ and ‘G’ be certain sortal terms, that is to say, general terms denoting certain sorts or kinds of substantial individual.
  • Such completely general terms as ‘thing’ ‘entity’ or ‘object’, on Dummett's view, are not genuine sortal terms, since they fail to provide any criteria of identity.
  • It will be shown that a semantic fit between the sortal restrictions activated by the preposition and a depicted object results in inhibitory effects.


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A count noun, for example novel as opposed to fiction.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Another type of important simple sortal comprises the stage sortals that apply exclusively to partly real individuals of a given kind.
  • Moreover, artifact sortals can be essentially or nonessentially artifactual.
  • Sortals for living objects determine principles of activity; sortals for artifacts determine principles of functioning.

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