word order

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the order of words in a text

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Scrambling refers to the relatively free word order permitted by some languages, Germanic languages being closest to home for English speakers.
a relatively free word order and other very interesting syntactic features such as clitic placement, long-distance dependencies etc.
English used to allow for free word order because of the endings," she says.
modern Hebrew, the syntax of classical Greek infinitives, Latin object and subject infinitive clauses, Latin word order, classical Sanskrit and the properties of free word order languages, and a particular coordination structure of Indo-European flavor.
The free word order phenomenon; its syntactic sources and diversity.