Tag Archives: semiotics

Going far and deep: syntagmatic and paradigmatic

Syntagm comes from Greek and means “together”. In language it means a group of words that stand together, like take + a walk. If you look at language on paper it becomes clear it unfolds horizontally, word after word. Paradigm means … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is semiotics?

We started from ‘The Name of the Rose’, the name of our community on Google+ and (a bit tweaked) of this blog. I mentioned in the brief description on the community that the book plays on semiotics – but what … Continue reading

Posted in Language studies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment