from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the relationship between linguistic units in a construction or sequence, as between the (n) and adjacent sounds in not, ant, and ton. The identity of a linguistic unit within a language is described by a combination of its syntagmatic and its paradigmatic relations.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to a syntagma
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- adj. related as members of a syntagma
French syntagmatique, from Greek suntagmatikos, arranged, put in order, from suntagma, suntagmat-, arrangement, syntactic unit; see syntagma.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)