Greetings Guest
home > library > journal > view_article
« Back to Articles ✎ Edit Article ✖ Delete Article » Journal
Semantic Variables
0▲ 0 ▼ 0
Explaination of semantic variables.
This public article was written by [Deactivated User], and last updated on 3 Apr 2017, 12:22.

[Public] ? ?
qa qe qi qo qu qy t͡sa t͡se t͡si t͡so t͡su t͡sʊ
In my language these are semantic variables, a concept I think is original to kyrete. It allows a writer to assign a word to another more complicated concept. They are also used to make distinction between words of indistinguishable difference in meaning, often only used in creative writing (Examples: humongous, ginormous, gargantuan, tremendous, colossal... etc); or alone as semantic variables defined by an author in place of long proper names in extended texts (Example: <{ppr}National Institute of Mental Health is-variable_1> [benatinola kitaxi nu xinu kewa tiqa]). Makes it so that a writer instead of using...
benatinola kitaxi nu xinu kewa
or some acronym can use...

in it's place, to save space or to ease processing of information. It just needed to be assigned at the beginning of a document. You can use this in a dialogue in place of peoples names where it might be weird to use their name over and over again. Effectively replacing all of the instances of a name with 'qa' which a reader would interpret as "he who is speaking that is named '<name>'".

PS - If you need more than six, you can use 'qaqa', 'qaqe', 'qaqi'... etc
✎ Edit Article ✖ Delete Article
privacy | FAQs | rules | statistics | graphs | donate | api (indev)
Viewing CWS in: English | Time now is 02-Mar-24 10:44 | Δt: 209.007ms