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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:10PM

Variationist Sociolinguistics

A branch of sociolinguistics that focuses on the study of the correlation between social factors and the actual realizations of a variable. (sociolinguistics)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:10PM

Velar

Sounds that are formed with airflow obstruction at the soft palate. (phonetics)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:10PM

Velum

Soft part of the roof of the mouth, behind the hard palate; the soft palate. (phonetics)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:10PM

Verb

A verb is the most necessary component of a sentence, crosslinguistically, and usually takes tense and aspect affixes. (syntax)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:11PM

Vernacular

Everyday or street variety of a language. (sociolinguistics)

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 @ 11:57AM

Vertical

(Noun, Business term) A subfield of the translation/interpretation (TI) industry, e.g., education, engineering, financial, etc. Example usage: “Let’s break fiscal year 2010 down by the verticals: we see that financial was the largest vertical, followed by education.”

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:11PM

Vocabulary Insertion

The realization of phonological features at the terminal nodes of the syntax in distributed morphology. (distributed morphology)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:12PM

Vocoid

Vowels and glides. (phonetics)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:12PM

Voice

The relationship between the participants in an event and their grammatical roles. (syntax)

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 @ 2:13PM

Voiced

Voiced sounds are pronounced with vocal fold vibrations. (phonetics)

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