Ferdinand de Saussure Quote

A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas; but the pairing of a certain number of acoustical signs with as many cuts made from the mass of thought engenders a system of values.


p. 120 - Cours de linguistique générale (1916)

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A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas; but the pairing of a certain number of...

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A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas; but the pairing of a certain number of...

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A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas; but the pairing of a certain number of...

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A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas; but the pairing of a certain number of...