syntax language

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Noun1.syntax language - a language used to describe the syntax of another language
metalanguage - a language that can be used to describe languages
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Here a clear distinction is made between the object language, for instance the symbolism of logical calculus, and the metalanguage, or syntax language, used for discussing the properties of the object language.
In Carnap, to evaluate a scientific theory among alternatives in different linguistic frameworks we must evaluate them by means of a syntax language, i.e.