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Q: In three or more sentences, explain why the word bee is meaningless to a non-English speaker.
A: words are different and if the person doesnt speak english how on earth would that person understand the word bee. [ in some languages bee could mean something else than bee the insect but mosltly english words doesnt make sense to someone who doesnt speak any english. ]
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User: Words like duck and tree are arbitrarily assigned to the objects that they represent. True False

User: The smells and calls that animals use to communicate are systematic. True False

User: In three or more sentences, explain why the word bee is meaningless to a non-English speaker.

Weegy: words are different and if the person doesnt speak english how on earth would that person understand the word bee. [ in some languages bee could mean something else than bee the insect but mosltly english words doesnt make sense to someone who doesnt speak any english. ]
eisendrew|Points 25|

User: Linguists need not be bilingual or multilingual. True False

Weegy: false
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User: Morphology is arbitrary rather than systematic. TrueOR False

Weegy: True, morphology is arbitrary rather than systematic.
Expert answered|pathwise|Points 1120|

User: Syntax is the branch of grammar that deals with sounds and letters. True OR false

Weegy: False, Syntax ( "putting together) is the part of grammar that deals with word order.
Expert answered|pathwise|Points 1120|

User: Language is both systematic and arbitrary. True or false

Weegy: True, Language is both systematic and arbitrary.
Expert answered|pathwise|Points 1120|

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