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Thompson, Sandra A. 1978. Modern English from a typological point of view: Some implications of the function of word order. Linguistische Berichte 54 : 19–35.
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Language as a subject


According to a language typology based on word order there are two large groups of languages: those in which word order functions pragmatically and those in which it functions grammatically, and some of the consequences of this fact are examined.