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Syntax vs. Telegraphic

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Syntaxnoun

A set of rules that govern how words are combined to form phrases and sentences.

Telegraphicadjective

Of, or relating to the telegraph.

Syntaxnoun

The formal rules of formulating the statements of a computer language.

Telegraphicadjective

Brief or concise, especially resembling a telegram with clipped syntax.

Syntaxnoun

(linguistics) The study of the structure of phrases, sentences and language.

Telegraphicadjective

Of or pertaining to the telegraph; made or communicated by a telegraph; as, telegraphic signals; telegraphic art; telegraphic intelligence.

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Syntaxnoun

Connected system or order; union of things; a number of things jointed together; organism.

‘They owe no other dependence to the first than what is common to the whole syntax of beings.’;

Telegraphicadjective

having only the essential information; brief; concise; terse; - of communications, by analogy with the style of telegrams, which are short to avoid unnecessary expense.

Syntaxnoun

That part of grammar which treats of the construction of sentences; the due arrangement of words in sentences in their necessary relations, according to established usage in any language.

Telegraphicadjective

of or relating to or transmitted by telegraph;

‘a telegraphic machine’; ‘telegraphic news reports’;

Syntaxnoun

the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences

Telegraphicadjective

having the style of a telegram with many short words left out;

‘telegraphic economy of words’; ‘the strange telegraphic speech of some aphasics’;

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Syntaxnoun

a systematic orderly arrangement

Syntaxnoun

studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences

Syntax

In linguistics, syntax () is the study of how words and morphemes combine to form larger units such as phrases and sentences. Central concerns of syntax include word order, agreement, the nature of crosslinguistic variation, and the relationship between form and meaning.

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