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  1. word order(noun)

    the order of words in a text

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  1. word order(Noun)

    The order of the syntactic constituents of a language.

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  1. Word order

    In linguistics, word order typology refers to the study of the order of the syntactic constituents of a language, and how different languages can employ different orders. Correlations between orders found in different syntactic subdomains are also of interest. The primary word orders that are of interest are the constituent order of a clause – the relative order of subject, object, and verb; the order of modifiers in a noun phrase; and the order of adverbials. Some languages have relatively restrictive word orders, often relying on the order of constituents to convey important grammatical information. Others, often those that convey grammatical information through inflection, allow more flexibility which can be used to encode pragmatic information such as topicalisation or focus. Most languages however have some preferred word order which is used most frequently. For most nominative–accusative languages which have a major word class of nouns and clauses which include subject and object, constituent word order is commonly defined in terms of the finite verb and its arguments, the subject and object.

How to pronounce word order?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say word order in sign language?

  1. wordorder

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of word order in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of word order in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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