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Semantic Primitives

Post  Gantor on Wed Aug 04, 2010 6:09 pm

Semantic Primitives
The English exponents of the 61 Semantic Primitives (addition of LONG is proposed)

substantives
I, YOU, SOMEONE, PEOPLE, SOMETHING/THING, BODY
mental predicates
THINK, KNOW, WANT, FEEL, SEE, HEAR, BE
speech
SAY, WORD, TRUE
actions, events and movement
DO, HAPPEN, MOVE, PUT, GO
existence and possession
THERE IS, HAVE
life and death
LIVE, DIE
time
WHEN/TIME, NOW, BEFORE, AFTER, A LONG TIME, A SHORT TIME, FOR SOME TIME, MOMENT
space
WHERE/PLACE, HERE, ABOVE, BELOW; FAR, NEAR; SIDE, INSIDE; TOUCHING
"logical" concepts
NOT, MAYBE, CAN, BECAUSE, IF
intensifier
VERY
augmentor
MORE
quantifiers
ONE, TWO, SOME, ALL, MANY/MUCH
evaluators
GOOD, BAD
descriptors
BIG, SMALL, (LONG)
taxonomy, partonomy
KIND OF, PART OF;
similarity
LIKE
determiners
THIS, THE SAME, OTHER

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