Definition of Grammarian

1. Noun. A linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax.

Exact synonyms: Syntactician
Generic synonyms: Linguist, Linguistic Scientist
Specialized synonyms: Aristarchus, Aelius Donatus, Donatus, Panini
Derivative terms: Syntax, Syntax



Definition of Grammarian

1. n. One versed in grammar, or the construction of languages; a philologist.

Definition of Grammarian

1. Noun. a person who studies grammar ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grammarian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grammarian

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grammarian (current term)
grammarianism
grammarianisms
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grammatical cases

Literary usage of Grammarian

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1. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary by Ibn Khallikān (1843)
"... grammarian al-Farra, and on completing my twenty-fifth year, I knew by heart (and mastered] every question without exception which al-Farra had treated. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"This sixth century Monophysite is to be distinguished from an earlier grammarian, also called Philoponus, who flourished under Augustus and Tiberius. ..."

3. Montaigne and education of the judgment by Gabriel Compayré (1908)
"Now, we that contrariwise seek not to frame a grammarian, nor a logician, but a complete gentleman, let us give them leave to misspend their ..."

4. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"HESYCHIUS, a celebrated grammarian of Alexandria; ... him a moft excellent grammarian ; and Menage calls him the ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"... among them that of the Hebrew grammarian Kim- chi; another great colony was at Montpellier. In the twelfth century the story was told that Jews were ..."

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