[gram-er-trans-ley-shuh n, -tranz-] /ˈgræm ər trænsˈleɪ ʃən, -trænz-/
a traditional technique of foreign-language teaching based on explicit instruction in the grammatical analysis of the target language and translation of sentences from the native language into the target language and vice versa.
noun, Grammar. 1. gender based on arbitrary assignment, without regard to the referent of a noun, as in French le livre (masculine), “the book,” and German das Mädchen (neuter), “the girl.”.
- Grammatical inference
Deducing a grammar from given examples. Also known as “inductive inference” and recently as “computational learning”.
[gruh-mat-i-kal-i-tee] /grəˌmæt ɪˈkæl ɪ ti/ noun 1. the state or quality of being .
[gruh-mat-i-kuh-lahyz] /grəˈmæt ɪ kəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), grammaticalized, grammaticalizing. Linguistics. 1. to convert (a content word or part of one) into a functor, as in using OE līc, “body,” as a suffix in adjectives and adverbs, such as OE frēondlīc, “friendly.”. 2. to represent (semantic features) by categories, as plurality in English or gender […]