Re: free word-order conlangs
|From:||And Rosta <and.rosta@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 20, 2006, 20:17|
Yahya Abdal-Aziz, On 20/07/2006 02:18:
> Hi And,[...]
> I'd like to address these questions specifically as they relate to
> natlangs: Australian languages in general, including Warlpiri, Aranda
> and so on. I think doing so might shed some light on the bounds you
> seek in your "How free is free?" question.[...]
> I hope you find this information useful.
I'm interested especially in conlangs that are unambiguous yet achieve word-order
-- or rather, information-order -- far freer than that found in natlangs.
>From responses I've had so far, the conlang picture resembles the natlang one --
>instances of great info-order freedome occur within the bounds of the clause,
>due to large amounts of inflection.