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Re: [QUESTION] Natlang Word Order

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2003, 13:30
David Peterson wrote at 2003-09-03 16:18:32 (EDT)
 > Hi all,
 > Does anyone know of a website that lists basic, typological facts
 > about the world languages, e.g., word order?  It occurs to me that
 > I know the word order of a lot of languages, but for the life of
 > me, I can't remember how I came across this knowledge...
 > -David

THere's some useful information on this subject available from the
homepage of linguist Matthew Dryer:

Particularly these draft chapters from the _World Atlas of Language

There's also the Universals Archive at the University of Konstanz: