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In linguistics Linguistics is the science, scientific study of language. It encompasses the analysis of every aspect of language, as well as the methods for studying and modeling them. The traditional areas of linguistic analysis include phonetics, phonet ..., X-bar theory is a theory of syntactic category formation that was first proposed by Chomsky (1970)Chomsky, Noam (1970). Remarks on Nominalization. In: R. Jacobs and P. Rosenbaum (eds.) ''Reading in English Transformational Grammar'', 184-221. Waltham: Ginn. and further developed by Jackendoff (1977), along the lines of the theory of generative grammar Generative grammar is a concept in generative linguistics, a linguistic theory that regards linguistics Linguistics is the science, scientific study of language. It encompasses the analysis of every aspect of language, as well as the me ... put forth in the 1950s by Noam Chomsky Avram Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist ...
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