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
ISBN (Print)9780470758403, 063123327X, 9780631233275
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 30 2008

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Human Language
Theoretical Linguistics
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Child Language
Applied Linguistics
Free Word Order
Language Development
Second Language Acquisition

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Word Order and Scrambling. / Karimi, Simin.

Wiley Blackwell, 2008. 385 p.

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Karimi, Simin. / Word Order and Scrambling. Wiley Blackwell, 2008. 385 p.
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