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case grammar

noun

, Linguistics.
  1. a form of generative grammar that views case roles, as agent, experiencer, instrument, and object, based on the semantic relationship of noun phrases to verbs, to be basic categories in deep structure and derives grammatical relations, as subject and direct object, from these case roles.


case grammar

noun

  1. linguistics a system of grammatical description based on the functional relations that noun groups have to the main verb of a sentence Compare systemic grammar transformational grammar


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