Semantics, also called semiotics, semology, or semasiology,  the philosophical and scientific study of meaning in natural and artificial languages. The term is one of a group of English words formed from the various derivatives of the Greek verb sēmainō (“to mean” or “to signify”). The noun semantics and the adjective semantic are derived from sēmantikos (“significant”); semiotics (adjective and noun) comes from sēmeiōtikos (“pertaining to signs”); semiology from sēma (“sign”) + logos (“account”); and semasiology from sēmasia (“signification”) + logos.


<a href="/book/subjectivity-and-perspective-truth-theoretic-semantics">Subjectivity and Perspective in...</a>
Peter Lasersohn
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