Bloques de construcción

Phonology, lexicon, morphology, syntax and meaning (building blocks)

Bloques de construcción

Put these together in a hierarchical structure using the sound system as the first building block and working upward from there, gives us the following structure

level of structurepossibilities
SemanticsInfinite
Syntax: sentencesINFINITE
Grammar: rather rigid and fixed. Innovation at this level is low.finite
Vocabulary, meaningful units: somewhat open-ended but essentiallyfinite
Sound system, units of soundfinite
Phonetic levelInfinite