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By Paul Kent Andersen

This monograph, discussing numerous facets concerned with a typology of be aware order, strives to take a subsequent step in the direction of a greater realizing of the profound cohesion underlying languages. the amount is split into 5 sections: 1) notice order typology; 2) A severe research of notice order typology; three) notice order inside of comparative buildings; four) notice order within the comparative building within the Rigveda; five) Diachronic facets of note order withing comparative structures.

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We see then that what has been done by the generaliza­ tion resulting in this typological characteristic - and we may add a number of others - is the subsumation of a number of morpho-syntac­ tic elements under one semantic category. Now in this particular case the generalization is not warranted. Although affixes, auxilaries and some other elements, when used to express negation, do exhibit the order proposed by the 'placement principle', the adverb (and other elements) is not governed by this specific characteristic, but by an- Critical Analysis of Word Order Typology 39 other, i .

Iii) Jespersen Our task is ended. We have tried to give an idea of the grammatical structure of the English language as it is spoken and written in the beginning of the twentieth century, with occasional glimpses of earlier stages. But it will be well here to retrace our steps and to give a short synopsis of the var­ ious means used in English for grammatical purposes. ). (iv) Fillmore This section will deal with some of the ways in which deep structures of the type proposed in this essay are con­ verted into surface representation of sentences.

How is the placement of negative markers to be ex­ plained then? To answer this question we will have to take a closer look at negative markers in general. If we examine the specific mar­ kers for negation in different languages we find that some markers are affixes as in Japanese and Hebrew, 13 others are auxiliaries as in Fin14 15 nish, and still others are adverbs as in PIE. In fact we even find negation expressed in a single language by means of a number of morpho-syntactic elements, e . g .

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