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'Pragmatically unmarked', I believe.
On Sep 17, 2014 6:33 AM, "Guilherme Santos" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I normally see 'unmarked' to describe the default word order of
> non-configuration or otherwise free languages.
>
> 2014-09-17 0:31 GMT-03:00 Kev-Bill Walker <[log in to unmask]
> >:
>
> > Non-configurational, I think.  I'm not sure if the ideal
> > non-configurational grammar can still have a default word order, or that
> > Latin really does have a default word order, but I've definitely heard
> the
> > word used to describe such languages as those you mentioned.
> >
> > On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, Scott Villanueva-Hlad <
> > [log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > There are languages such as Latin or Russian (among many others) where
> > the
> > > position of words do not contribute to the meaning, there is still a
> > > standard or preferred structure to the sentence. What is this structure
> > > called? Default? Standard? Preferred?
> > >
> > > Any direction would be helpful.
> > >
> > > Scotto
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Kevin William Walker
> >
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