Word Order Typology and Comparative Constructions

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This monograph, discussing various aspects involved with a typology of word order, strives to take a next step towards a better understanding of the profound unity underlying languages. The volume is divided into five sections: 1) Word order typology; 2) A critical analysis of word order typology; 3) Word order within comparative constructions; 4) Word order in the comparative construction in the Rigveda; 5) Diachronic aspects of word order withing comparative constructions.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 25]  1983.  xvii, 245 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
vii
Abbreviations
ix
Table of contents
xiii
1. Word order typology
1
2. A critical analysis of word order typology
26
3. Word order within comparative constructions
99
4. Word order of the comparative construction in the rigveda
141
5. Diachronic aspects of the word order within comparative constructions
168
6. Summary and conclusion
187
Appendices
191
References
223
Index of names
237
Index of languages
239
Index of terms
241
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General