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Synonym transitivity

The problem of dictionary coherence is notably related to synonym transitivity: are synonyms transitive one with another? Usually, the response is negative. But isn’t this established wisdow questionable? Don’t we need to distinguish between: quasi-synonyms which are untransitive true synonyms, … Continue reading

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Trattendu si di sinonimi – Now handling synonyms

A ci pruvemu quì incù i sinonimi: ‘amélioration’ = migliuramentu/migliuranza ‘lendemain’ = lindumane/ghjornu dopu ‘survenu’ = successu/accadutu ‘don’ = daziu/donu   Let us now handle synonyms: ‘amélioration’ = migliuramentu/migliuranza (improvement) ‘lendemain’ = lindumane/ghjornu dopu (next day) ‘survenu’ = successu/accadutu (occurred) … Continue reading

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