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Generative grammar

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  1. In theoretical linguistics, generative grammar refers to a particular approach to the study of syntax

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  2. of a language attempts to give a set of rules that will correctly predict which combinations of words will form grammatical sentences

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  3. In most approaches to generative grammar, the rules will also predict the morphology of a sentence

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  4. originates in the work of Noam Chomsky, beginning in the late 1950s. (Early versions of Chomsky's theory were called Transformational Grammar.) There are a number of competing versions of generative grammar currently practiced within linguistics

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  5. Chomsky's current theory is known as the Minimalist Program

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