Definition of extralinguistic in English:


Syllabification: ex·tra·lin·guis·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəliNGˈgwistik


  • Not involving or beyond the bounds of language.
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    • By contrast, the prosentential account is that ‘That is true’ does not say anything about its antecedent sentence but says something about an extralinguistic subject.
    • We as readers would then be meant to understand that Matthew and Raoul possess an extralinguistic or predeclarative selfhood that is expressed by their narrative presentation - with varying degrees of inaccuracy or deception.
    • That is, there is no ‘final or fixed point or privileged, meaning-determining relationship with the extralinguistic world.’

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