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transformational grammar

División en sílabas: trans·for·ma·tion·al gram·mar

Definición de transformational grammar en inglés:

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Linguistics
A type of grammar that describes a language in terms of transformations applied to an underlying deep structure in order to generate the surface structure of sentences that can actually occur. See also generative grammar.
Example sentences
  • Chomsky originated such concepts as transformational-generative grammar, transformational grammar, and generative grammar.
  • The measure of ‘idea density’ is footnoted to a 1973 paper influenced by early transformational grammar: Kintsch, W. & J. Keenan.
  • In this paper we cast the long-standing debate in transformational grammar over movement derivations vs. well-formedness conditions on chains in a new light.

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