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syntagma

[sin-tag-muh] /sɪnˈtæg mə/
noun, plural syntagmas, syntagmata
[sin-tag-muh-tuh] /sɪnˈtæg mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Linguistics
1.
an element that enters into a syntagmatic relationship.
Also, syntagm
[sin-tam] /ˈsɪn tæm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Greek sýntagma something put together, equivalent to syntag- (see syntactic) + -ma resultative noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for syntagmata

syntagma

/sɪnˈtæɡmə/
noun (pl) -tagmata (-ˈtæɡmətə), -tagms
1.
a syntactic unit or a word or phrase forming a syntactic unit
2.
a systematic collection of statements or propositions
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin, from Greek, from suntassein to put in order; see syntax
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