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A linguistic item is a sequence of word mentions (a natural language terminal sequence from some natural language that is produced by some linguistic agent with the intention to be understood by some linguistic agent.
- AKA: Linguistic Expression Sequence.
- It can range from being a Spoken Linguistic Item (spoken utterance) to being a Written Linguistic Item to being a Signed Linguistic Item.
- It can range from being a Sub-Sentence Linguistic Item to being a Linguistic Sentence to being a Linguistic Passage to being a Very-Long Linguistic Item.
- It can be produced by a Linguistic Item Generation System (solving a Linguistic Item Generation Task).
- It can be accepted by a Linguistic Item Understanding System (solving a Linguistic Item Understanding Task).
- It can be associated with a Linguistic Item Intent (the action intended by the generator).
- It can form a Discourse.
- a Linquistic Sentence.
- a Linguistic Passage.
- a Hand Written Item.
- a Speech
- a Text Document, because it is composed of several Written Linguistic Expressions.
- a Linguistic Passage, such as: “I just bought an N95 this morning. I took some photos in the evening at a restaurant. The images are very clear - definitely better than those from my old w810i. So far the battery life looks promising too.”.
- See: Utterance Act, Linguistic Expression.
- (Romaine, 1984) ⇒ Suzanne Romaine. (1983). “On the Problem of Syntactic Variation and Pragmatic Meaning in Sociolinguistic Theory.” In: Folia Linguistica, 18(3-4). doi:10.1515/flin.1984.18.3-4.409
- Cited by: ~59 http://scholar.google.com/scholar?cites=11225957807231214362
- QUOTE: According to HUDSON'S definition, a “linguistic item” is simply a pattern which may be identified, at any level of abstraction in the structure of a sentence".