syntagmata

syntagma

[sin-tag-muh]
noun, plural syntagmas, syntagmata [sin-tag-muh-tuh] . Linguistics.
an element that enters into a syntagmatic relationship.
Also, syntagm [sin-tam] .


Origin:
1635–45; < Greek sýntagma something put together, equivalent to syntag- (see syntactic) + -ma resultative noun suffix

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syntagma or syntagm (sɪnˈtæɡmə, ˈsɪnˌtæm)
 
n , pl -tagmata, -tagms
1.  a syntactic unit or a word or phrase forming a syntactic unit
2.  a systematic collection of statements or propositions
 
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek, from suntassein to put in order; see syntax]
 
syntagm or syntagm (sɪnˈtæɡmə, ˈsɪnˌtæm, -ˈtæɡmətə)
 
n
 
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek, from suntassein to put in order; see syntax]

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