grammar

1. (noun) A formal system of rules for speaking and writing a language.

2. (noun) The branch of linguistics that studies semantics, syntax, and morphology.

Example: Adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and verbs are the primary components of written and spoken English.

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  • Plural: grammars
  • A (noun) grammarian studies (adjective) grammatical or (adjective) grammatic topics.

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