Syntax (definition)

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The term Syntax refers to the properties of word order and sentence structure for a given language. The term is also used to describe the scientific study of sentence structure as part of the study of linguistics. To find a list of basic topics in the syntax of Scottish Gaelic see Category:Syntax.

Someone who studies Syntax is known as a Syntactician.

Syntactic Terminology

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  • Carnie, A. (2013) Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd Edition. Wiley Blackwell.