Grammatical vs Grammaticalize - What's the difference?

grammatical | grammaticalize |


As an adjective grammatical

is (linguistics) acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language.

As a verb grammaticalize is

to make grammatical; to integrate into a system of grammar.

grammatical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (linguistics) Acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language.
  • Your writing is not grammatical enough for publication.
  • Of or pertaining to grammar.
  • My friend used a grammatical textbook to support her argument.

    Antonyms

    * (acceptable) ungrammatical

    Derived terms

    * grammatical aspect * grammaticality * grammatical mood * grammaticalness

    grammaticalize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * grammaticalise

    Verb

    (grammaticaliz)
  • To make grammatical; to integrate into a system of grammar.
  • Derived terms

    * grammaticalization