# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘Syllabus: Nomenclature and Division of Triadic Relations, as far as they are determined’

Quote:

A Sinsign (where the syllable sin is taken as meaning “being only once,” as in single, simple, Latin semel, etc.) is an actual existent thing or event which is a sign. It can only be so through its qualities; so that it involves a qualisign, or rather, several qualisigns. But these qualisigns are of a peculiar kind and only form a sign through being actually embodied.

Date:
1903
References:
EP 2:291
Citation:
‘Sinsign’ (pub. 09.08.13-13:41). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-syllabus-nomenclature-and-division-triadic-relations-far-they-are-determine-9.
Posted:
Aug 09, 2013, 13:41 by Sami Paavola
Last revised:
Jan 07, 2014, 00:57 by Commens Admin