- an element that enters into a syntagmatic relationship.
Also syn·tagm [sin-tam] /ˈsɪn tæm/.
Origin of syntagma
1635–45; < Greek sýntagma something put together, equivalent to syntag- (see syntactic) + -ma resultative noun suffix
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Examples from the Web for syntagma
This valuable treatise forms the second volume of a work entitled, 'Syntagma Musicum,' etc.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
Stewart had evidently little or no knowledge of the Syntagma Philosophicum.
- a syntactic unit or a word or phrase forming a syntactic unit
- a systematic collection of statements or propositions
C17: from Late Latin, from Greek, from suntassein to put in order; see syntax