case grammar

noun

Definition of case grammar

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

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First Known Use of case grammar

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Case grammar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/case%20grammar. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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