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ह्या लेखाचा/विभागाचा इंग्रजी किंवा अमराठी भाषेतून मराठी भाषेत भाषांतर करावयाचे बाकी आहे. अनुवाद करण्यास आपलाही सहयोग हवा आहे. ऑनलाईन शब्दकोश आणि इतर सहाय्या करिता भाषांतर प्रकल्पास भेट द्या.

Semantics is the study of meaning, usually in language. The word "semantics" itself denotes a range of ideas, from the popular to the highly technical. It is often used in ordinary language to denote a problem of understanding that comes down to word selection or connotation. This problem of understanding has been the subject of many formal inquiries, over a long period of time. The word is derived from the Greek word σημαντικός (semantikos), "significant",[१] from σημαίνω (semaino), "to signify, to indicate" and that from σήμα (sema), "sign, mark, token".[२] In linguistics, it is the study of interpretation of signs or symbols as used by agents or communities within particular circumstances and contexts.[३] Within this view, sounds, facial expressions, body language, proxemics have semantic (meaningful) content, and each has several branches of study. In written language, such things as paragraph structure and punctuation have semantic content; in other forms of language, there is other semantic content.[३]

The formal study of semantics intersects with many other fields of inquiry, including proxemics, lexicology, syntax, pragmatics, etymology and others, although semantics is a well-defined field in its own right, often with synthetic properties.[४] In philosophy of language, semantics and reference are related fields. Further related fields include philology, communication, and semiotics. The formal study of semantics is therefore complex.

The word semantic in its modern sense is considered to have first appeared in French as sémantique in Michel Bréal's 1897 book, Essai de sémantique'.In international scientific vocabulary semantics is also called semasiology.The discipline of Semantics is distinct from Alfred Korzybski's General Semantics, which is a system for looking at the semantic reactions of the whole human organism in its environment to some event, symbolic or otherwise.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Semantiek
Alemannisch: Semantik
asturianu: Semántica
azərbaycanca: Semantika
беларуская: Семантыка
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Сэмантыка
български: Семантика
brezhoneg: Semantik
bosanski: Semantika
català: Semàntica
کوردی: واتاناسی
čeština: Sémantika
Cymraeg: Semanteg
dansk: Semantik
Deutsch: Semantik
Ελληνικά: Σημασιολογία
English: Semantics
Esperanto: Semantiko
español: Semántica
eesti: Semantika
euskara: Semantika
فارسی: معناشناسی
føroyskt: Merkingarfrøði
français: Sémantique
Frysk: Semantyk
galego: Semántica
Gaelg: Semantaght
עברית: סמנטיקה
hrvatski: Semantika
Kreyòl ayisyen: Semantik
magyar: Szemantika
interlingua: Semantica
Bahasa Indonesia: Semantik
íslenska: Merkingarfræði
italiano: Semantica
日本語: 意味論
la .lojban.: smuske
Basa Jawa: Semantik
қазақша: Семантика
한국어: 의미론
Кыргызча: Семантика
Latina: Semantica
Lingua Franca Nova: Semantica
lumbaart: Semantega
lietuvių: Semantika
latviešu: Semantika
македонски: Семантика
Bahasa Melayu: Semantik
Nederlands: Semantiek
norsk nynorsk: Semantikk
norsk: Semantikk
Novial: Semantike
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਅਰਥ-ਵਿਗਿਆਨ
português: Semântica
rumantsch: Semantica
română: Semantică
русский: Семантика
Scots: Semanteecs
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Semantika
Simple English: Semantics
slovenčina: Sémantika (náuka)
slovenščina: Semantika
српски / srpski: Семантика
svenska: Semantik
Kiswahili: Semantiki
Tagalog: Palasurian
Türkçe: Anlam bilimi
татарча/tatarça: Семантика
українська: Семантика
Tiếng Việt: Ngữ nghĩa học
Winaray: Semantika
中文: 语义学
Bân-lâm-gú: Ì-bī-lūn
粵語: 語義學