Comparative grammar


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the science which determines the relations of kindred languages by examining and comparing their grammatical forms.

See also: Grammar

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Third Anniversary Discourse, February 2, 1786) Jones was making an imaginative scientific leap which marks the beginning of Indo-European comparative grammar and modern comparative linguistics.
A Descriptive and Comparative Grammar of Andalusi Arabic.
by positing an organic conception of individual languages grounded in their specific grammars, identifying comparative grammar as the central mission of empirical linguistics, and making significant headway in the comparison of different grammars.
The Structure of Kiranti Languages: Comparative Grammar and Texts Karen H.
In addition, for many years Paul Ariste taught comparative grammar of Finnic languages both to the Finno-Ugric and Estonian branches of the Department.

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