transformational grammar


transformational grammar

noun

Definition of TRANSFORMATIONAL GRAMMAR

:  a grammar that generates the deep structures of a language and converts these to the surface structures by means of transformations

First Known Use of TRANSFORMATIONAL GRAMMAR

1961

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: transformationalist
Previous Word in the Dictionary: transformational
All Words Near: transformational grammar

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up transformational grammar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).