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Those papers from the 1987 Typology Symposium ― a follow-up to the 1985 assembly in Moscow ― take care of the relevance of typology for old linguistics. Its program in knowing phonological and grammatical switch is tested for quite a few languages. Its relevance for program of the comparative process and the tactic of inner reconstruction is famous on the subject of the glottalic thought and difficulties in different language households. one of the numerous ways, alignment typology is mainly tested, with languages outlined as accusative, ergative or stative-active an method of which linguists of the USSR have made vital contributions in contemporary years.Among particular difficulties tested are tonogenesis in Na-Dene, the foundation of the genitive in ergative languages, and relative pronouns of Indo-European languages within the context of the Eurasiatic speculation. besides adjustments in different languages (like these of East and Southeast Asia), those difficulties are mentioned which will make sure basic and particular developments in language swap, and to give a contribution in the direction of the improvement of diachronic typology.

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