Of course, this tiny ‘language,’ consisting of one-word sentences, has no syntax .
To get facility with Italian as a third language, you would need only to grasp minor changes in word forms and syntax .
The meaning of a word varies when syntax is arranged differently.
It's too bad that (as far as I know) linguists who study syntax , semantics and pragmatics have not been involved in this enterprise to any significant extent.
He divides his students into groups and gives them one semester to create their own language - complete with its own syntax and lexicon.
Try to imagine a world without language; a world where words, grammar and syntax suddenly become meaningless.
The word choice and syntax are mine, the allusions part of my mental framework.
Additionally, he is criticized for overuse of complex words and syntax .
Beneath the surface grinds the invisible machinery of grammar, language, syntax and rhetoric, the gears of making meaning, the hardware of the trade.