John Rupert Firth Quote

The complete meaning of a word is always contextual, and no study of meaning apart from context can be taken seriously.


p. 37 - "The Technique of Semantics." 1935

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The complete meaning of a word is always contextual, and no study of meaning apart from context can be taken seriously.

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The complete meaning of a word is always contextual, and no study of meaning apart from context can be taken seriously.

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The complete meaning of a word is always contextual, and no study of meaning apart from context can be taken seriously.

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The complete meaning of a word is always contextual, and no study of meaning apart from context can be taken seriously.