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Etymology

Greek σύνταξις (syntaxis), from σύν (syn), together) + τάξις (táxis), arrangement), from τάσσω (tássō), arrange).

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Noun

Singular
syntax

Plural
syntaxes

syntax (syntaxes)
  1. A set of rules that govern how words are combined to form phrases and sentences.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The formal rules of formulating the statements of a computer language.
  3. (linguistics) The study of the structure of phrases, sentences and language.

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Noun

syntax f.

  1. syntax (linguistics)

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