Talk:Keyword (linguistics)

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Definition[edit]

Is that true?

  • Good question, there are no references. I've just read a different definition - that a key word is one which carries a lot of meaning for a particular society - such as poshlost in Russian. That would make a much more interesting article - or perhaps section of this. Thoughts?Malick78 (talk) 07:47, 2 August 2012 (UTC)
    • Looks like the recent merge in has provided a relevant linguistic references, with the former Keyness article supporting the meaning currently described on the page. Note that the disambiguation page Keyword shows several meaning of this term in English. Klbrain (talk) 22:17, 22 October 2017 (UTC)