Equational languages are the second-most widespread language type in the world (coming right after verbicentric langauges). Reminder: verbicentric languages are those that set a sentence with a verb, i.e., a special word that tells “what’s happening” in the sentence and governs the actants (doers and doees). Unlike them, equational languages introduce a sentence by equating […]
Words are bricks that our speech is built from. Every opus of literature, every speech of a politician. A word is sort of a LEGO piece: its shape and structure define its function, as well as its ability to interact with other pieces.
This article is the sort-of continuation of the Greek grammar talk. Or at least, the issue is the same: improper grammar theories impede our understanding of languages. After this article, you might be surprised how much do you misunderstand your native tongue. Like I mentioned in the other article, Greek grammar is inapplicable to “exotic” […]