Did you check the link that I provided above?rich7 said:It is not exactly the word I'm looking for, but still it is great help thanks.
Anybody who can chip in with the other word?
analyzing a sentence and portraying its structure with a consistent visual scheme can be helpful
Parse! of course. How could I ever forget the word which (second only to "decline" in Latin classes) made be shiver with fear at school.maxiogee said:"Parse" a sentence was what my old English teacher (Mr O'Connell, known to all and sundry as "Lib"!) used to call it.
(The Irish on the forum will probably understand why a Mr O'Connell was nikc-named "Lib".)
I thought that 'parsing' was different, namely identifying the role of a particular word in a sentence, and explaining how its form fits that role, rather than explaining the structure of a sentence. Certainly that was how I was trained to parse Latin words!maxiogee said:"Parse" a sentence was what my old English teacher (Mr O'Connell, known to all and sundry as "Lib"!) used to call it.