Difference between revisions of "Ambiguity"

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'''Ambiguity''' is the phenomenon that an expression has more than one meaning.
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Two different types of ambiguity can be distinguished on the basis of what is causing it: [[lexical ambiguity]] (more than one word meaning) and [[structural ambiguity]] (more than one syntactic structure).
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Ambiguity has to be distinguished from [[vagueness]] and context [[dependence]].
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===Link===
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[http://www2.let.uu.nl/UiL-OTS/Lexicon/zoek.pl?lemma=Ambiguity&lemmacode=1015 Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics]
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===Other languages===
 
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*French [[ambiguité]]
 
*French [[ambiguité]]
 
*German [[Ambiguität]]
 
*German [[Ambiguität]]
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*Russian [[неоднозначность]]
  
 
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