HyperDic: syntactician

English > 1 sense of the word syntactician:
NOUNperson syntactician, grammariana linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax
English > syntactician: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax.
InstancesAristarchusAn ancient Greek grammarian remembered for his commentary on the Iliad and Odyssey (circa 217-145 BC)
Donatus, Aelius DonatusRoman grammarian whose textbook on Latin grammar was used throughout the Middle Ages (fourth century)
PaniniIndian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC)
Broaderlinguist, linguistic scientistA specialist in linguistics
Nounssyntaxstudies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
syntaxthe grammatical arrangement of words in sentences

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