From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-27 22:57:56
At Wednesday 2005-04-27 14:14, Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website For Email)
>David Abrahams wrote:
>>You bet it ain't proper, whatever syntagm means. What the heck's a
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and just a little more research
2 entries found for syntagm.
syn·tag·ma P Pronunciation Key (sn-tgm) also syn·tagm (sntm)
n. pl. syn·tag·mas or syn·tag·ma·ta (-tgm-t) also syn·tagms
1. A sequence of linguistic units in a syntagmatic relationship to one another.
2. A sequence of words in a particular syntactic relationship to one
another; a construction.
[New Latin, from French syntagme, from Greek suntagma, suntagmat-,
arrangement, syntactic unit, from suntassein, suntag-, to put in order. See
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