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- Name: Kaseluris-Nikos-1959
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Concept vs DefinedMeaning
Concept is anything a person's mind distinguishes in his|her environment AND give it a name. The first human-language was a sign-language and the "names" of concepts were signs. The etymology of the greek name for concept "έννοια" means "inside the brain|mind".
Concept is a SUBJECTIVE entity.
One concept may have many parts-of-speech! For example any concept which denotes process-or-relation has a noun to express the concept without its time-attribute eg "running", and a verb to express the same concept but with its time-attribute eg "run = running now". The greek language has nouns for all its verbs with spelling different from its verbs.
Parts-of-speech have misc CONSTRUCTIONS to express specific attributes for their concepts. eg "am running", "have been run", etc. These constructs I call "inflexions".
The NAME of a concept can be comprised of one or more words.
To create 'inflexions' some languages use special words plus modifications of its name. The modifications of the name IN a part-of-speech of ONE concept it is not the same with what I called above "inflexions". I call here "INFLECTED-FORMS" or "TERMS". Also SOME call only these modifications of the name of a part-of-speech "inflexions".
Other languages create inflexions by putting in front or after the name of the concept special words. Some call these languages "non-inflexional"!
OmegaWiki, basically stores concepts with its names, synonyms and translations. OmegaWiki came into existence naturally from the need to store one concept ONCE and not many times in different wikionaries.
OmegaWiki does not only stores concepts. It stores EXPRESSIONS, ie parts of a sentence with a special meaning. This meaning is called DefinedMeaning. Again, the majority of expressions are names of concepts.
OmegaWiki must store and the "inflected-forms" of concepts.
The majority of literature does not understands that the same concept may have different parts-of-speech.
Also we see the same expression in different part-of-speech to denote different concepts. Eg "water (noun)" is the substance and "water (verb)" is the process of giving the substance.
Definition is one or more sentences that UNIQUELY identify a concept.
A definition is NOT a DESCRIPTION of a concept. A description may correctly states an attribute of a concept without distinguishing it from others.
A concept may have many definitions.
If a definition (as a sentence) uses names that are undefined, it is NOT a definition.
If a definition uses names that can be interpreted differently, it is NOT a definition.
A definition must clearly denotes the SUBJECTIVE concepts of its author.
OmegaWiki must add links IN the definitions FROM the definition's terms TO its defined-meanings. Then OmegaWiki will face a common problem of the dictionaries the "vicious circles definitions".