Applicative universal grammar

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Applicative universal grammar, or AUG, is a universal semantic metalanguage intended for studying the semantic processes in particular languages.[1] This is a linguistic theory that views the formation of phrase in a form that is analogous to function application in an applicative programming language.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Shaumyan S. A Semiotic Theory of Language. -- Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1987

Further reading[edit]

  • Shaumyan S. Applicative grammar as a semantic theory of natural language. -- University of Chicago Press, 1977.