This article is an overview of the literature on scrambling in various languages. It discusses the typology of languages that exhibit this property, as well as different theories and findings that correspond to this phenomenon. Some critical responses to previous literature have been offered where appropriate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1271-1293
Number of pages23
JournalLinguistics and Language Compass
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Linguistics and Language


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