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Synonyms for grammarian

a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax

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is doubtless clearer the grammarians than it is to the author of this
The table topics session was conducted by veteran Toastmaster DTM MI Farid with past presidents taking over the role of Grammarian, Timer and Counter.
He also discussed Birstallborn Joseph Priestley, a theologian, English Dissenters clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, innovative grammarian, multi-subject educator and liberal political theorist.
A flash of the personal tucked into a colophon; the colophon framed with casual undulating lines; these doodles at odds with the meticulous pages of Italian-style Hebrew calligraphy that follow in young Nachman's compilation of the work of Rabbi Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra, the great medieval Spanish grammarian and commentator on the Bible; the text, in several places, blacked out, FBI-style, by Vatican censors, as was commonplace in mid-16th-century Italy; the pages worm-eaten, almost translucent, and bound in creamy velum: Here is an early Hebrew manuscript like dozenshundredsof other early Hebrew manuscripts.
Remembered by friends and colleagues as a scrupulous grammarian and softspoken wordsmith, John became Assistant Editor in late 1974 and served as Editor from 1977-1992.
She also points out his Provencal glosses, explores his relation to earlier and contemporary exegetes, and describes his role as a grammarian.
Alexandre Lautens, who travels to India to study the dialect Telugu in Annapurna Potluri's first novel, The Grammarian.
Likewise, Priestley felt that although languages change by being used, the language scholar, and especially the grammarian, had a leading role in the maturation process of the English language (Straaijer 2011: 174).
Lakshman Sockalingam of King Abdulaziz University played the role of grammarian.
Hodson's strategy is to analyze selected features of usage in texts discussed in her book as if she were a grammarian of the Romantic period.
While the characteristic trait of the grammarian is a primary concern for texts, the identifying characteristic of dialectics that comes to the fore in McLuhan's study is a concern for abstract principles or ideas.
She's renowned for her precise, exquisite prose, but new research shows Jane Austen was a poor speller and erratic grammarian who got a big helping hand from her editor.
Of special note is the inclusion of a language-change index based on grammarian, lexicographer, and editor Bryan A.
It is for this of language than a grammarian of the descriptive school founded by Panini and developed by Patanjali.
If that sentence makes you cringe, you are either a well-grounded grammarian or, more likely, part of the legion of college graduates who regard Strunk and White's slim volume as the essential guide to English usage.