syntactics

syntactics

[sin-tak-tiks]
noun (used with a singular verb) Linguistics.
the branch of semiotics dealing with the formal properties of languages and systems of symbols.
Also called logical syntax.


Origin:
1820–30; see syntactic, -ics

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syntactics (sɪnˈtæktɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of semiotics that deals with the formal properties of symbol systems; proof theory

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