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cognitive grammar

Syllabification: cog·ni·tive gram·mar

Definition of cognitive grammar in English:

noun

A theory of language that seeks to characterize knowledge of grammar in terms of symbolic conceptual and semantic categories and general cognitive processes.
Example sentences
  • This is a seminal work, already a classic, establishing and demonstrating the principles of cognitive grammar.
  • I feel that the principle of relevance has added value compared to the purely cognitive grammar model in the area of pragmatics.

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