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grəˈmɛər i əngram·mar·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grammarian, syntacticiannoun

    a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax


  1. grammariannoun

    a person who studies grammar

  2. Etymology: grammar + -ian

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Grammariannoun

    One who teaches grammar; a philologer.

    Etymology: grammairien, French, from grammar.

    Many disputes the ambiguous nature of letters hath created among the grammarians. William Holder, Elements of Speech.

    They who have called him the torture of grammarians, might also have called him the plague of translators. Dryden.


  1. grammarian

    A grammarian is an individual who studies, analyzes and specializes in grammar, written or spoken rules of a language, often publishing findings or teaching about it. They could be linguists, academics, or educators who focus particularly on structure, syntax, and the proper use of a particular language or languages. Grammarians work to understand and explain how languages work and evolve.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grammariannoun

    one versed in grammar, or the construction of languages; a philologist

  2. Grammariannoun

    one who writes on, or teaches, grammar

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. grammairien.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grammarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grammarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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