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ERIC Number: EJ489593
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2267
Eskimo Word Order Variation and Its Contact-Induced Perturbation.
Fortescue, Michael
Journal of Linguistics, v29 n2 p267-89 Sep 1993
Although Eskimo languages are commonly characterized as displaying rather "free" word order compared to major western European languages, West Greenlandic (WG) has a clearly dominant, pragmatically neutral ordering pattern. It is argued that WG behaves more like Slavic languages. (Contains 36 references.) (LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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