Composite feature

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The defining characteristic mark of an audio category or meaning category, which is derived from the individual defining characteristics of all the items that fit in that category. The mental factor of distinguishing in a conceptual cognition takes this composite feature as its focus and ascribes a conventional significance to it as a conventional term or the meaning of a conventional term, distinct from all others.

Tibetan: བཀྲ་བ། bkra-ba

Synonyms: Composite defining characteristic

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Deutsch: Zusammengesetztes Merkmal

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