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Sigma KEE - LinguisticExpression
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linguistic expression
This is the subclass of ContentBearingPhysical which are language-related. Note that this Class encompasses both Language and the the elements of Languages, e.g. Words.
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Parents content bearing physical Any Object or Process that expresses content. This covers Objects that contain a Proposition, such as a book, as well as ManualSignLanguage, which may similarly contain a Proposition.
Children AlphabeticString
 AlphaNumericString
 languageA system of signs for expressing thought. The system can be either natural or artificial, i.e. something that emerges gradually as a cultural artifact or something that is intentionally created by a person or group of people.
 morphemePart of a Word which cannot be subdivided and which expresses a meaning.
 phraseA set of Words in a Language which form a unit, i.e. express a meaning in the Language.
 PostalAddressText
 sentenceA syntactically well-formed formula of a Language. It includes, at minimum, a predicate and a subject (which may be explicit or implicit), and it expresses a Proposition.
 textA LinguisticExpression or set of LinguisticExpressions that perform a specific function related to Communication, e.g. express a discourse about a particular topic, and that are inscribed in a CorpuscularObject by Humans.
 wordA term of a Language that represents a concept.


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