Word Order Tendencies

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CarsonDaConlanger
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Re: Word Order Tendencies

Post by CarsonDaConlanger » 05 Dec 2018 01:30

What about the placement of adjectives-adverbs? I.E very tall.

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Re: Word Order Tendencies

Post by eldin raigmore » 05 Dec 2018 03:17

CarsonDaConlanger wrote:
05 Dec 2018 01:30
What about the placement of adjectives-adverbs? I.E very tall.
https://wals.info/chapter/91, “Order of Degree Word and Adjective”

Here are Feature 91A interacting with each alignment feature:

https://wals.info/combinations/91A_98A#2/19.7/154.7

https://wals.info/combinations/91A_99A#2/19.7/154.7

https://wals.info/combinations/91A_100A#2/19.7/151.7

Can you do the math yourself?

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Features involving order and adjectives are:
Feature 87A: Order of Adjective and Noun
Feature 91A: Order of Degree Word and Adjective
Feature 97A: Relationship between the Order of Object and Verb and the Order of Adjective and Noun

There are other WALS.info features concerning adjectives (but not order), and other features concerning order (but not adjectives).

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Re: Word Order Tendencies

Post by CarsonDaConlanger » 05 Dec 2018 16:06

eldin raigmore wrote:
05 Dec 2018 03:17
https://wals.info/chapter/91, “Order of Degree Word and Adjective”

Here are Feature 91A interacting with each alignment feature:

https://wals.info/combinations/91A_98A#2/19.7/154.7

https://wals.info/combinations/91A_99A#2/19.7/154.7

https://wals.info/combinations/91A_100A#2/19.7/151.7

Can you do the math yourself?

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Thanks!

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