Definition of signifiant in English:


Syllabification: si·gni·fiant
Pronunciation: /ˈsignəˌfīənt


another term for signifier.
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  • I have retained the terms 'signified and 'signified' rather than use Harris's translation of signifiant as 'signal' and signifie as 'signification'.
  • Something can only be called a sign when it is possible to distinguish in it a signifiant and a signifie.

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