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Constituent order in the languages of Europe

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Mouton de Gruyter , Berlin, New York
Typology (Linguistics), Europe -- Languages -- Word o



Statementedited by Anna Siewierska.
SeriesEmpirical approaches to language typology ;, 20-1
ContributionsSiewierska, Anna., Typology of Languages in Europe (Project)
LC ClassificationsP380 .C56 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 829 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL686315M
ISBN 103110151529
LC Control Number97033231

Word order in Daghestanian languages / Yakov G. Testelec --Pt. Parameters of word order variation. Aspects of word order in the languages of Europe / Matthew S. Dryer. Order in the noun phrase of the languages of Europe / Jan Rijkhoff. Flexibility and consistency in word order patterns in the languages of Europe / Dik Constituent order in the languages of Europe book.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: Frontmatter --Introduction --Part I --Word order surveys --Word order in Celtic --An overview of the main word order characteristics of Romance --Word order in the Germanic languages --An overview of word order in Slavic languages --Basic characteristics of Modern Greek word order.

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Constituent Order in the Languages of Europe (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology, )Format: Hardcover. The present volume is the product of five years of collaborative research carried out from the beginning of to the end of by the members of the Constituent Order group of the European Science Foundation Programme in Language Typology (Eurotyp).

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Variation in major constituent order; a global and a European perspective Word order variation in some European SVO languages: a parametric approach. order of subject, object and verb: where languages with nominative alignment prefer constituent orders SOV, SVO and VSO (in that order), ergative alignment does not with SVO order (at least in fully ergative languages); this is known as Majahan's Generalization.

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Most languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family. Out of a total population of million (as of ), some 94% are native speakers of an Indo-European language; within Indo-European, the three largest phyla are Romance, Germanic, and Slavic with more than million speakers each, between them accounting for close to 90% of Europeans.

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Basic constituent order is determined by the placement of the absolutive or S/O argument: SV or VS in intransitives, OAV or AVO in transitives. Nadëb constituent order is thus best described as Abs-X-V, alternating with X-V-Abs15 Wik Ngathana also shows ergative properties (Sutton ).File Size: KB.

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This first volume presents wide research from a diachronic and a synchronic point of view and constitutes the first large-scale comparative history. First, let us define what'a free word order' is and how the word order fuctions in different languages. E.g. Russian or Polish are reputed for being 'languages with free word order', but you never find a preposition at the end of a sentence in those languages.

Within the atlas, Russian is classified as a SVO language (together with Mandarin). The ‘basic constituent order’ of the language German in my article states that “the occurrence of the verb at the end of the clause is the aspect of German syntax but is now considered wrong and ridiculed even by German speakers” however if you look “in Modern German the infinite verb appears in final position order in dependent.

In syntactic analysis, a constituent is a word or a group of words that functions as one unit within a hierarchical structure. Phrases (noun phrases, verbal phrases, etc.) are usually constituents of a clause, but clauses may also be combined into a bigger example, in the phrase "I didn't hear what you said," the subordinate clause "what you said" is combined into the main.

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Constituent order change in the Tai languages of Assam Academic Article Constituent order in the languages of Europe Academic Article Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language Academic Article Copy.CLEFTS, PARTICLES AND WORD ORDER HIGHLIGHTING DEVICES Clefts An interesting contrast with the English clefts described above is provided by the cleft constructions of German.

The German data is particularly interesting because German has three cleft constructions but their distribution, frequency and discourse function are very different Cited by: 6.V2 word order In syntax, verb-second (V2) word order is the most distinctive principle of word order in Germanic languages.

The only exception here is English, which has predominantly SV[O]-order (subject-verb[-object]) instead of V2 order, although certain vestiges of .