- Created by: Wilo_Hall
- Created on: 27-02-19 14:30
Slang- Highly specific language used by a specific group of people.
Colloquialism- Everyday infromal lexis.
Technical Lexis- This covers Jargon and Field Specific Lexis, this is specialised language used by a particular professional.
Foreign Borrowings- Words which have been borrowed from another language.
Neologisms- Brand new words created.
Archaic Lexis- Words no longer used in everyday language.
Low Frequency Lexis- Words that are used infrequently.
Acronyms- Abbreviations which read as new words.
Initialisms- Abbreviations where each individual letter is pronounced.
Monosyllabic- Words with a single syllable.
Polysyllabic- Words with more than one syllable.
Anaphoric Reference- Pronouns link back to subject/noun.
Cataphoric Reference- Pronouns link forward to subject/noun.
Exophoric Reference- Intertextual references outside the text.
Rhetorical Lexis- Lexis which is powerful or persuasive.
Vocatives- Proper nouns used to address someone.
Slang- Sup cuz
Technical Lexis- MRI Scan
Foreign Borrowings- Pizza
Archaic Lexis- Thou
Low Frequency Lexis- Shilling
Acronyms- Laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation)
Anaphoric Reference- Will went to the park. He enjoyed his time.
Cataphoric Reference- He was a god. He was strong. His name was Will.
Exophoric Reference- Using the names of other films in a film review.
Vocatives- Will, give me that.