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From Middle English gramarye, gramery, from Old French gramaire (“‘classical learning’”), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] grammatica, from Ancient Greek γραμματική (grammatike), “‘skilled in writing’”), from γράμμα (gramma), “‘line of writing’”), from γράφω (“‘write’”), from Proto-Indo-European base *gerebh- (to scratch)
- Rhymes: -æmə(r)
- A system of rules and principles for speaking and writing a language.
- (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The study of the internal structure of words (morphology) and the use of words in the construction of phrases and sentences (syntax).
- A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.
- (computing theory) A formal system specifying the syntax of a language.
- (computing theory) A formal system defining a formal language
- (in linguistics): morpho-syntax (from the relationship between morphology and syntax)
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- The words "grammar" and "glamour" derive from the same root, relics of a time when being able to read and write was an arcane skill with a whiff of sorcery. A scribe was seen as enchanted ("glamorous") and with a knowledge of grammar.
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