Etymology: From gramarye, from Middle English gramery, from Old French gramaire (classical learning), from Latin grammatica, from Greek (art of letters), from (letter), from (to write), from Proto-Indo-European base (to scratch)
- (countable) A system of rules and principles for speaking and writing a language.
- (linguistics) (uncountable) The study of the internal structure of words (morphology) and the use of words in the construction of phrases and sentences (syntax).
- (countable) A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.
- (comptheory) (countable) A formal system specifying the syntax of a language.
- (comptheory) (countable) A formal system defining a formal language
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