Signifer vs Signifier - What's the difference?

signifer | signifier |


As an adjective signifer

is (obsolete) bearing signs.

As a noun signifier is

(linguistics) the sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign.

signifer

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (obsolete) Bearing signs.
  • * Holland
  • The signifer sphere, or zodiac.
    (Webster 1913) ----

    signifier

    English

    (Intension)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (linguistics) The sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign.