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Which of the following explains why language can be called arbitrary? 1)Words inherently resemble the objects that they represent. 2)Words do not inherently resemble the objects that they
represent. 3)The wordbuzzsounds like the object it represents. 4) The wordchairdoes not resemble the object it represents.
2)Words do not inherently resemble the objects that they represent.
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User: Which of the following explains why language can be called arbitrary? 1)Words inherently resemble the objects that they represent. 2)Words do not inherently resemble the objects that they represent. 3)The wordbuzzsounds like the object it represents. 4) The wordchairdoes not resemble the object it represents.

Weegy: 2)Words do not inherently resemble the objects that they represent.
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User: Which of the following best describes the relationship between a linguist and language? 1)Linguists learn all the nuances of a particular language and teach it to others. 2)Linguists study language as a system. 3)Linguists study grammar and morphology to teach it to others. 4)Linguists are essentially grammarians who are interested in syntax.

Weegy: 2)Linguists study language as a system.



User: Which of these are defining characteristics of language? 1)arbitrary 2)figurative 3)significant 4)systematic 5)inherent

Weegy: 1)arbitrary 3)significant 4)systematic



User: Which of the following sentences are true? 1)A linguist must be fluent in at least five languages because the more languages one speaks, the easier it is to study language systems. 2)Linguists must be able to speak the languages that they choose to study and compare. 3)It is not necessary for a linguist to be multi-lingual. 4)Linguists really only need to be able to communicate in two languages 5)none of these choices

Weegy: 3)It is not necessary for a linguist to be multi-lingual.



User: Animal sounds and signals are considered language because _____. 1)They are completely arbitrary. 2)They are not considered language. 3)They are governed by rules for usage. 4)They are uniform and conventional. 5)They are used to communicate.

Weegy: 5)They are used to communicate.



User: Which of the following is not true? 1)English is a superior language. 2)Linguists study language. 3)Language definitions may vary. 4)Language does not include gestures or symbols

Weegy: 1)English is a superior language
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