Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

interview
a conference (usually with someone important)
 
adnoun
an adjective used as a noun
 
labiodental
a consonant whose articulation involves the lips and teeth
 
Aztecan
the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec
 
Catalan
the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)
 
disowning
refusal to acknowledge as one's own
 
palindrome
a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
 
theatrical production
the production of a drama on the stage
 
deictic
a word specifying identity or spatial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs
 
phrase book
a book containing common expressions in a foreign language along with their translations
 
Hitchiti
the Muskhogean language spoken by the Hitchiti
 
Chiricahua Apache
an Apache language
 
modulation
a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
 
Ofo
a Siouan language spoken by the Ofo
 
Odyssey
a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
 
mumbling
indistinct enunciation
 
verse line
a line of metrical text
 
partitive
word (such a `some' or `less') that is used to indicate a part as distinct from a whole
 
pin
small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
 
passing tone
a nonharmonic note inserted for transition between harmonic notes
 
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