It is the triumph of finding a universal grammar to which the industry has so easily converged.
What does UG stand for?
UG stands for Universal Grammar
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We have 9 other meanings of UG in our Acronym Attic
- Unemotional Growth
- Unfilled Grain
- Uniglide (Shimano Chain and Cogs)
- Unigraphics (Finite Element Analysis Software by Unigraphics Solutions).
- Union Gramme (French; Belgian engineering group)
- United Group (aka UGOC: United Group of Companies)
- United States to Mediterranean (routing designation; US Navy)
- United-Guardian Inc (pharmaceutical manufacturer)
- Universal Gateway (computer protocol)
- Universal Gravitational constant
- Universiteit Gent (Dutch: Ghent University; Ghent, Belgium)
- University of Georgia
- University of Ghana
- University of Guyana
- Unmanned Gear (Metal Gear video game series)
- Unreal Gold (game)
- Untergeschoss (German: basement)
- Unternehmergesellschaft (German: Entrepreneurial Company)
- Untouchable Gangsters (gaming clan)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In defiance of Noam Chomsky's theory of universal grammar and Steven Pinker's "language instinct" Everett concluded that the Piraha language, including its grammar, had been shaped by a culture that valued only a person's immediate experience, not past or future events.
As different as these artists are, Armitage says the dance festival's theme is "the universal grammar of the body.
She draws a connection between the concept of universal grammar found in James Harris' Hermes, or a Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammar (1751) and "colonial linguistic encounters" in which "cultural and linguistic differences" are both constructed and assimilated (12).
He said: "The English suit is the universal grammar of the cultivated gentleman, or him who aspires to be one.
Adapting traditional terms to a special usage, we call the theory of the state attained its grammar and the theory of the initial state Universal Grammar (UG) (Chomsky 1995: 14).