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Which of the following is not true? Select all that apply. English is a superior language. Linguists study language. Language definitions may vary. Language does not include gestures or symbols.
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User: Which of the following is not true? Select all that apply. English is a superior language. Linguists study language. Language definitions may vary. Language does not include gestures or symbols.

Weegy: Language definitions may vary.
jeifunk|Points 9985|

User: Which of these are defining characteristics of language? Select all that apply. arbitrary figurative significant systematic inherent

Weegy: language include the fact that language is a system, it is dynamic and it contains dialects, sociolects and idiolects. These characteristics hold true for every language.
jomsday|Points 415|

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

Weegy: Linguists must be able to speak the languages that they choose to study and compare.
uxiali|Points 1587|

User: Which of the following best describes the relationship between a linguist and language? Linguists learn all the nuances of a particular language and teach it to others. Linguists study language as a system. Linguists study grammar and morphology to teach it to others. Linguists are essentially grammarians who are interested in syntax.

Weegy: Which of the following best describes the relationship between a linguist and language? Linguists study language as a system.
corymow|Points 60|

User: Animal sounds and signals are considered language because: _____. Select all that apply. they are completely arbitrary they are not considered language they are governed by rules for usage they are uniform and conventional they are used to communicate

Weegy: Animal sounds and signals are considered language because hey are completely arbitrary, hey are uniform and conventional, [ they are used to communicate ***Traditional transmission: Each generation needs to learn the system of communication from the preceding generation. Many species produce the same uniform calls regardless of where they live in the range. ***There is an arbitrary relationship between a signal and its meaning. That is, the signal, is related to the meaning by convention or by instinct but has no inherent relationship with the meaning. ]
emdjay23|Points 1671|

User: Which of the following explains why language can be called arbitrary? Select all that apply. Words inherently resemble the objects that they represent. Words do not inherently resemble the objects that they represent. The wordbuzzsounds like the object it represents. The wordchairdoes not resemble the object it represents.

Weegy: 2)Words do not inherently resemble the objects that they represent.
smewoo|Points 148|

User: Morphology is arbitrary rather than systematic. True False

User: Syntax is the branch of grammar that deals with sounds and letters. True False Question #2TrueFalse Score: Language and communication are the same thing. TrueFalse Question #3TrueFalse Score: Linguists need not be bilingual or multilingual. TrueFalse Question #4TrueFalse Score: Words like duck and tree are arbitrarily assigned to the objects that they represent. TrueFalse Question #5TrueFalse Score: Language is both systematic and arbitrary. TrueFalse Question #6TrueFalse Score: Morphology is arbitrary rather than systematic. TrueFalse Question #7Paragraph Score: In three or more sentences, explain why the word bee is meaningless to a non-English speaker. because they wouldnt know what it means. itn you said buzz then they would know what you meant.Rich Text EditorEditor toolbars Press ALT 0 for help Upload Answer File Max File Size : 10MB Accepted File Type : csv,doc,pdf,xls,xlsx,docx,jpeg,jpg,ppt,pptx,txt,rtf,mdb,accdb,pub,odf,odt,ods,odp File Actions No File UploadDelete Uploaded files will not be scored by WRITER. Question #8TrueFalse Score: The smells and calls that animals use to communicate are systematic. TrueFalse

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