syntactically

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syntactically (comparative more syntactically, superlative most syntactically)

  1. according to the rules of syntax
    • 1965 June 4, Shigeyuki Kuroda, “Generative grammatical studies in the Japanese language”, DSpace@MIT, accessed on 2014-02-24:
      Thus, there is a third kind of judgment, which we shall call characterization. The wa-phrase and ga-phrase serve syntactically to distinguish predicational judgment not only from nonpredicational description but also from characterizational judgment.
    The sentence was syntactically correct, but made no sense.

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