A thing is said to be inherent in a subject, when, though it is not a part of the subject, it cannot possibly exist without the subject, e. The fifth foot is almost always a dactyl.
Confucius 6th century BCE famously emphasized the moral commitment implicit in a name, zhengming stating that the moral collapse of the pre- Qin was a result of the failure to rectify behaviour to meet the moral commitment inherent in names: "Good government consists in the ruler being a ruler, the minister being a minister, the father being a father, and the son being a son The school of historical linguistics came to be known in the late 19th century as Neogrammarianism.
The program initiated by the linguist Noam Chomsky in sees this fact as a consequence of the human brain being 'prewired' for particular properties of grammar, thereby drastically limiting the number of possible human languages. One of the most prominent scholars of Alexandria and of the antiquity was Apollonius Dyscolus.
Lepschy, Giulio C. There was also a discussion about the role of analogy in language, in this discussion the grammatici in Alexandria supported the view that language and especially morphology is based on analogy or paradigm, whereas the grammatic in schools in Asia Minor consider that language is not based on analogical bases but rather on exceptions.
Happily, four of these are preserved—we still have a Syntax in four books, and three one-book monographs on pronouns, adverbs, and connectives, respectively. Or having composition and structure, such as "a man fights," "the horse runs," etc.
Xun Zi 3rd century BCE revisits the principle of zhengming, but instead of rectifying behaviour to suit the names, his emphasis is on rectifying language to correctly reflect reality.
After outlining the various aspects of the contact, Staal posits the theory that the idea of formal rules in language, first proposed by de Saussure inand finally developed by Chomsky inbased on which formal rules were also introduced in computational languages, may indeed lie in the European exposure to the formal rules of Paninian grammar.
The generative approach to language change sees it primarily as rule change which becomes part of the internalised grammar of a certain generation and remains so until replaced by another rule change.
Schoolboys subjected to all this education gave us the current meaning of "grammar" attested in English since The Stoics made linguistics an important part of their system of the cosmos and the human.