[Lingtyp] Interleaving/scrambling of clauses

Peter Austin pa2 at soas.ac.uk
Tue May 11 17:39:15 UTC 2021

Yes, it occurs in some Australian Aboriginal languages, like Jiwarli,
reported in several papers I have published.


On Tue, 11 May 2021, 17:57 Dmitry Nikolaev, <dsnikolaev at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> Numerous examples have been reported in the literature of
> "scrambling"/interleaving of syntactic constituents. My question is whether
> cases have been reported where interleaved elements belong to different
> clauses, e.g. of an element from the matrix clause situated inside a
> subordinate clause or of same-level subordinate clauses being interleaved.
> Regards,
> Dmitry
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