What is a Symbol?
the relationship between form and meaning is arbitrary (Vorrangstraße)
What signs are there?
Icons, Symbols, Index
What is an icon?
the relation betweeen form and meaning is one of similarity (eg. Wildwechsel)
What is an index?
the relationship between form and meaning is one of cause and effect
What is the linguistic sign?
it consists of the signifier (sound-image) and the signified (concept)
Linguistic signs are symbols. What is the exception (name and example)
eg. barking of dogs, similar in many languages too
onomatopoetic words are ICONIC signs
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