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Syntactic vs. Lexical

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Syntacticadjective

Of, related to or connected with syntax.

‘The sentence “I saw he” contains a syntactic mistake.’;

Lexicaladjective

(linguistics) Concerning the vocabulary, words or morphemes of a language.

Syntacticadjective

Containing morphemes that are combined in the same order as they would be if they were separate words e.g. greenfinch

Lexicaladjective

(linguistics) Concerning lexicography or a lexicon or dictionary.

Syntacticadjective

Of or pertaining to syntax; according to the rules of syntax, or construction.

Lexicaladjective

(linguistics) Denoting a content word as opposed to a function word.

‘a lexical verb’;

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Syntacticadjective

of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax;

‘the syntactic rules of a language’;

Lexicaladjective

Of or pertaining to a lexicon, to lexicography, or words; according or conforming to a lexicon.

Lexicaladjective

of or relating to words;

‘lexical decision task’;

Lexicaladjective

of or relating to dictionaries

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