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... remark we can distinguish between three structural types of languages isolating (i.e ... European languages are seldom pure representatives of one type ... If a language is not isolating, this does not necessarily mean that it has no word-order rules ...
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“The very natural tendency to use terms derived from traditional grammar like verb, noun, adjective, passive voice, in describing languages outside of Indo-European is fraught with grave possibilities of misunderstanding.”
—Benjamin Lee Whorf (18971934)