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- AKA: Speak, Spoken Linguistic Expression.
- It can (typically) require a Transmission Medium (such as air or water).
- It can be bounded by Pauses.
- It can be heard by a Hearer.
- It can be a Spoken Message, such as: a Spoken Word, a Spoken Sentence, a Spoken Speech, ...
- It can be the result of a Linguistic Generation Capability of a Linguistic Agent.
- It can range from being a Live Spoken Expression to being a Recorded Spoken Expression.
- It can be represented in a Written Text.
- It can be a member of and Utterance Sequence.
- The first utterance of “I have a dream” in Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream" Speech on August 28, 1963.
- ?? Hamlet's “To be, or not to be,- that is the question.”
- a Voice Response.
- See: Speech Act, Concept Mention, Natural Language Generation, Spoken Language, Speech Communication, Oral Language.
- (Wikipedia, 2016) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/utterance Retrieved:2016-6-6.
- In spoken language analysis an utterance is a smallest unit of speech. It is a continuous piece of speech beginning and ending with a clear pause. In the case of oral languages, it is generally but not always bounded by silence. Utterances do not exist in written language, only their representations do. It can be represented and delineated in written language in many ways.
- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=utterance
- S: (n) utterance, vocalization (the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication)
- an act of uttering; something spoken; The ability to speak; manner of speaking
- an instance of language; a word, phrase, or sentence produced by somebody at a given time and place with somebody as Hearer
- An Utterance is a vocalization from a caller. It could be anything including a simple word, a short sentence, or even a cough. ...
- A stretch of speech or written language, which may be a single word or a string of sentences. This is generally marked in speech by silence before ...