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This parameter generally agrees with the word orders of sequences such as object-verb, adjective-noun, noun-adposition, which are considered mutually correlated.
The following two most frequent orders are found within languages of the world and traditional typology mainly treats these two patterns of word orders (GellMann and Ruhlen, 2011).
Word orders shift in some languages depending on the situation, another poorly understood phenomenon.
As a control, other groups were taught different made-up languages that matched Verblog in every way but used word order combinations that are commonly found in human languages.
In example (7) Hindi is the ML as the phrase 'medicine continue' follows the word order of Hindi, and not English.
Since I believe that nothing in language is arbitrary or superfluous, I was curious to know why these different word orders exist in the Romance languages.
A critical evaluation of GI and Dislocation Baylin's theory of Russian scrambling and the neat division of object-first word orders into GI and Dislocation is questioned in Slioussar (2005, 2006).
The data wer categorized into violence metaphors and derivational thinking; derivational thinking was then subcategorized into ranking/hierarchy, women as derivations and diminutions, women as objects/men as subjects (denial of agency), women as deprecations, lack of female autonomy/male hegemony, and word order (such that the feminine always follows the masculine).
Though the prefinite argument NP normally occupies the role of the subject, in some circumstances the interpretation OVS is preferred over the basic SVO word order.
The sentence types in (3) thus indicate that children learning German will become familiar with the three different word orders in matrix clauses VNN, NVN, and NNV.
In all these proposals, the (minimalistically) undesirable notion of optionality can be avoided by rejecting any derivational relation between scrambled and nonscrambled word orders.
It was clear that the learners' brains "knew" in some sense that the Verblog word order was extremely unlikely, just as predicted by Chomsky a half-century ago.
The issue of a general postverbal FOCUS position is the more fascinating when we remember that Chadic contains languages with both SVO and VSO neutral word order.
In this article we (re)consider how animacy, a conceptual property of referents, affects word order.