LINGUIST List 15.885

Mon Mar 15 2004

Qs: Matrilineal Cultures/Word Order

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  1. Jonathan Helbig, Word order and the status of women

Message 1: Word order and the status of women

Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 19:58:31 -0500 (EST)
From: Jonathan Helbig <>
Subject: Word order and the status of women

I was wondering if anyone knows cultures with matrilineal descent,
matrilocality, matrifocality, or matriarchy that use one word order
(VSO, SVO, OVS, etc.) more frequently than others?
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