[ strat-uh-fi-key-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌstræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃə nl /
a grammar based upon the theory that language is made up of successive strata that are interconnected by established rules.
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Origin of stratificational grammar
First recorded in 1960–65
Words nearby stratificational grammar
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British Dictionary definitions for stratificational grammar
linguistics a theory of grammar analysing language in terms of several structural strata or layers with different syntactic rules
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