stratificational gram mars

stratificational grammar

[strat-uh-fi-key-shuh-nl]
noun
a grammar based upon the theory that language is made up of successive strata that are interconnected by established rules.

Origin:
1960–65

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stratificational grammar
 
n
linguistics a theory of grammar analysing language in terms of several structural strata or layers with different syntactic rules

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