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Is "syntax" the right word?

From: Victor Porton <porton@narod.ru>
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:45:36 +0300
To: SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <854161408819536@web29j.yandex.ru>
How to call a set of restrictions for an RDF resource?

Examples of restrictions:

"There must be no more than one subject for object http://example.org/obj and predicate http://example.org/pred"

"If object http://example.org/obj has predicate http://example.org/pred it should also have predicate http://example.org/pred2"

Should it be called syntax?

Pro: It denotes syntax as opposed to semantics.

Counter: The word syntax may be reserved for concrete syntaxes such as Turtle or XML.

So, shall we call such a set of restrictions "syntax"? If not, which word to use?

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