Syllabic division of words

capellan capellan2000 at
Sun Aug 23 03:06:52 EDT 2009

Randall Reetz wrote:
> I should clarify.  Stochastic (counting and statistical) methods of
> meaning
> acquisition are employed often to avoid structural grammatical parsing. 
> Some adherents go further and posit that brains don't use grammar anyway,
> why should computers?

Actually, i believe that language came first and grammatical rules were
collected later to explain and formalize the language conventions.

Only languages of recent creation have this relation inverted. 
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