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We introduce the term entity fi rst. There are seven kinds of entities of different ranks. They are morphemes, words,

phrases, clauses, complex sentences, 1 sentence groups, and mood. They can be subsumed under two major categories:

0.1.1 Syllabic entities: Grammatical elements

These can be further divided into two classes:

A Expressive units: clauses, complex sentences, and sentence groups. B Constituent units: morphemes, words, and phrases.