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    Question Syntax

    What is a syntax? Is it linked with Grammar?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Pally View Post
    What is a syntax? Is it linked with Grammar?
    syntax is a part of grammar. it says how the sentences are build: the words' oreder within sentences.
    e.g.
    a statement: I have a dog. => noun (subject) + verb (predicate) + noun (object )
    when we change the word order/syntax, we change (or lose) the meaning as well, thus the syntax is important
    e.g.
    Dog a have I. => it doesn't make any sense, does it? it happens so, because the syntax is incorrect ;)
    i hope that my chaotic explanation helps at least a little.
    regards

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