word englannista suomeksi
(quote-journal)|title=Where the profound meets the profane|passage=Swearing doesn't just mean what we now understand by "dirty words". It is entwined, in social and linguistic history, with the other sort of swearing: vows and oaths. Consider for a moment the origins of almost any word we have for bad language – "profanity", "curses", "oaths" and "swearing" itself.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=4|passage=Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.
(RQ:Shakespeare Hamle), act 2, scene 2:
- Polonius: What do you read, my lord?
- Hamlet: Words, words, words.
(quote-book)|title=Without Prejudice|page=21|passage=“Ain’t! How often am I to tell you ain’t ain’t a word?”
Something like such a unit of language:
(quote-book)|title=(w)|passage=(..) she believed them still so very much attached to each other, that they could not be too sedulously divided in word and deed on every occasion.
1611, ''Bible'', Authorized Version, (w) XXVI.75:
- And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|passage=She said; but at the happy word "he lives", / My father stooped, re-fathered, o'er my wound.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|passage=There is only one other point on which I offer a word of remark.
(quote-book)|title=Is That a Fish in Your Ear?|publisher=Penguin_year_published=2012|page=126|passage=Despite appearances to the contrary ... dragomans stuck rigidly to their brief, which was not to translate the Sultan's words, but his word.
A watchword or rallying cry, a verbal signal (even when consisting of multiple words).
(quote-book)|passage=Our ancient word of courage, fair Saint George, inspire us with the spleen of fiery dragons!
(quote-book)|edition_plain=published in the first Beaumont and Fletcher folio)|section=scene 3|passage=I have the word : sentinel, do thou stand; (..)
(quote-book)|passage=Let the word be 'Not without mustard'. Your crest is very rare, sir.
(quote-book)|title=The Balm of Gilead|passage=The old word is, 'What the eye views not, the heart rues not.'
(RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)
- Word had gone round during the day that old Major, the prize Middle White boar, had had a strange dream on the previous night and wished to communicate it to the other animals.
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', (w):
- And that worde was made flesshe, and dwelt amonge vs, and we sawe the glory off yt, as the glory off the only begotten sonne off the father, which worde was full of grace, and verite.
To conjure with a word.
(circa) (w), ''Sermon on Psalm XXXIX. 9'':
- Against him ... who could word heaven and earth out of nothing, and can when he pleases word them into nothing again.
An abbreviated form of (m); a statement of the acknowledgment of fact with a hint of nonchalant approval.
(quote-book) Know what I'm sayin'?" / "Word!" the other man strongly agreed. "Let's do this — "
(quote-book) Not bad at all, man. Worth da wait, dawg. Word." / "You liked it?" I asked dumbly, stoned still, and feeling victorious. / "Yeah, man," said Oral B. "Word up. (..)"
(quote-book) I mean, I don't blame you... Word! (..)"
(nl-verb form of)
A (l) (gloss)
- (quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=Book II|line= 22-28|passage= Ȝe knowe ek that in fourme of ſpeche is chaunge / With-inne a thousand ȝeer, and wordes tho / That hadden pris now wonder nyce and ſtraunge / Us thenketh hem, and ȝet thei ſpake hem so / And ſpedde as wel in loue as men now do|translation=You also know that the form of language is in flux; / within a thousand years, words / that had currency; really weird and bizarre / they seem to us now, but they still spoke them / and accomplished as much in love as men do now.
A byword or maxim; a short expression of truth.
A piece of news (gloss)
The act of speaking (gloss)
The basic, non-figurative reading of something.
The way one speaks (gloss)
The Logos (gloss)
(RQ:Wycliffe NT Lichfield)
The linguistic faculty as a whole.