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Word Order
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1. Introduction

Since the 1960s, the concept of word order has received widespread interest within linguistics. Through a seminal article by Joseph H. Greenberg (1966) on universals of grammar, a new branch opened up within general linguistics, that of language typology and language universals. Greenberg presen…

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Sven-Olof Dahlgren, “Word Order”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0380>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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