DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GRAMMATICAL AND UNGRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

In English Language, grammaticality of a sentence is not only focus on the structure of the sentences, but it is also determine by the meaning of the sentences. This is because, there are 3 types of grammaticality in English languages, which are meaningful but ungrammatical, meaningless but grammatical and also meaningless and ungrammatical. For example, in the context of a sentence that is meaningful but ungrammatical, we can see the differences in the sentence: Sisters siblings of their brothers they are This is comprehensible or meaningful as a sort of "Yoda English", but, among other problems with the sentence, there is no way that the grammar would allow two NP's to come next to each other, such as “sisters” and “siblings of their brothers.” Besides that, the second type of the sentence grammaticality is meaningless but grammatical, where we can see it in the sentence: Sisters are brothers of their siblings This sentence switches places of the nouns "siblings" and "brothers" from the original sentence, but otherwise it has the same structure as the original. Since the original is grammatical by our definition, this sentence must also be grammatical. However, it is meaningless since "sisters" are female siblings and "brothers" are male siblings, making it impossible that "sisters" could also be "brothers". The third type is meaningless and grammatical in the sentence: Sisters brothers of their siblings they are. This is the "Yoda English" version of the sentence in meaningless but grammatical. As pointed about for meaningful but ungrammatical, "Yoda English" is ungrammatical by the rules of the grammar that we are referring to, and as pointed out for meaningless but grammatical

Besides that. The boy found quickly The boy found in the house The boy found the ball As being stated above. Therefore.sentence. and that something cannot be an expression like “quickly” or “in the house” but must be like “the ball. it is meaningless to say that "a sister is a brother".” The differences between grammatical and ungrammatical structure of English language also can be seen in poetic sentences. such as: Colorless green ideas sleep furiously A verb crumpled the milk Actually. produce and make judgments about an infinite range of sentence that we have never heard before and rarely being pronounced as people can understand these sentences compare to the sentence: Furiously sleep ideas green colorless Milk the crumpled verb a . iii. grammatical sentence consists of subject and direct object. This information is crucial in order for us to understand the meaning of every sentence. let us compare these three sentences and we can find which one is grammatical and ungrammatical. For example. Hence. Besides that. we can say that the third sentence is grammatical because it has the subject (the boy) and the direct object (the ball) where as the first and second sentences are ungrammatical as they do not have the two components to complete the sentences. grammaticality also is determined by the existence of subject and direct object. In other words. the sentence is both meaningless and ungrammatical. this sentence is grammatical where people are able to understand. i. ii. the syntax rules specify that a verb like found must be followed by something. these two components provide the information that permits the hearer to know who is doing what to whom.

. but in English. the driveway. but verbs in English follow the subject noun phrase and the articles “the” and “a” follow the nouns they modify. the preposition “into” follows the noun phrase it governs. Did gyre and gimble in the wabe. Last but not least. prepositions precede noun phrases (into the driveway). It is ungrammatical because this sentence has the verb at its end. ungrammatical can be seen in the sentence: Boy the motorcycle a driveway the into drove. Even though these sentences are difficult to interpret because of the usage of nonsense words or known as words with no agreed-on meaning. Besides the sentences above. these two sentences do not convey any meaning and people could not understand it. but. Other than that. and the slithy toves.This is because. the other examples of the sentences that are grammatical are the lines taken from the poem Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll: ‘Twas brillig. but in English articles precede nouns (the boy. and a motorcycle). it is still considered as grammatical as they obey the word order and other constraints of English.

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