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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

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

If you win a Super Bowl before you're fired, you're a genius, and everyone listens to you. But a coach is just a guy whose best class in grammar school was recess and whose best class in high school was P.E. I never thought I was anything but a guy whose best class was P.E.
John Madden

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

Art, whatever form it takes, requires hard work, craftsmanship and creativity. As a writer, I know my grammar, cadence, the music of prose, and the art of the narrative.
F. Sionil Jose

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