case grammar

noun

: a grammar that describes the deep structure of sentences in terms of the relation of a verb to a set of semantic cases

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of case grammar was in 1968

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“Case grammar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/case%20grammar. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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