syntax

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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek σύνταξις (suntaksis), from σύν (sun, together) + τάξις (taksis, arrangement), from τάσσω (tassō, I arrange).

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NounEdit

syntax (plural syntaxes)

  1. A set of rules that govern how words are combined to form phrases and sentences.
  2. (computing, countable) The formal rules of formulating the statements of a computer language.
  3. (linguistics) The study of the structure of phrases, sentences and language.

Usage notesEdit

The joke plural syntices occasionally occurs in blogs (by false analogy with matrix etc.)

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

syntax f

  1. syntax (linguistics)

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syntax f (genitive singular syntaxe), declension pattern dlaň

  1. syntax (linguistics)

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syntax c

  1. a syntax, a (formal) grammar

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Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 02:04