Word order is one of the major properties on which languages are compared and its study is fundamental to linguistics. This comprehensive survey provides an up-to-date, critical overview of this widely debated topic, exploring and evaluating word order research carried out in four major theoretical frameworks - linguistic typology, generative grammar, optimality theory and processing-based theories. It is the first book to bring these theoretical approaches together in one place and is therefore a one-stop resource covering ...

Word Order 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521872140

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Word Order 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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