Sentence (linguistics)

From Citizendium
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Sentence (linguistics) [r]: Largest unit of grammatical structure in language, independent of and subordinating any other syntactic unit, and consisting of several types (e.g. declaratives, i.e. statements) and patterns (e.g. compound sentences, i.e. comprising two or more clauses). [e]

This article contains just a definition and optionally other subpages (such as a list of related articles), but no metadata. Create the metadata page if you want to expand this into a full article.