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Definition of Grammar

Grammar

  1. The science which treats of the principles of language; the study of forms of speech, and their relations to one another; the art concerned with the right use aud application of the rules of a language, in speaking or writing.
  2. The art of speaking or writing with correctness or according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the rules of a grammar.
  3. A treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing.
  4. treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as, a grammar of geography.
  5. To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.

Grammar Quotations

Your grammar is a reflection of your image. Good or bad, you have made an impression. And like all impressions, you are in total control.
Jeffrey Gitomer

Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
E. B. White

Ladies, if you want to know the way to my heart... good spelling and good grammar, good punctuation, capitalize only where you are supposed to capitalize, it's done.
John Mayer

Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

I don't know the rules of grammar... If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
David Ogilvy
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Grammar Translations

grammar in Afrikaans is grammatika
grammar in Dutch is grammatica, spraakleer, spraakkunst
grammar in French is grammaire
grammar in German is Grammatik
grammar in Hungarian is nyelvtan
grammar in Italian is grammatica
grammar in Norwegian is grammatikk
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