Word Order and Scrambling

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Abstract

Word Order and Scrambling introduces readers to recent research into the linguistic phenomenon called scrambling and is a valuable contribution to the fields of theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, and applied linguistics. • Introduces readers to recent research into the linguistic phenomenon called scrambling, or free word order. • Explores major issues including factors responsible for word order variations, how scrambled constructions are processed, and whether variations are available in early child language development and in second language acquisition. • Discusses a number of typologically diverse languages including Hindi, Japanese, and Navajo. • Provides enlightening information on different aspects of word order variation and the consequences for our understanding of the nature of human language.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Number of pages385
Volume4
ISBN (Electronic)9780470758403
ISBN (Print)063123327X, 9780631233275
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 30 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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