Synchrony, diachrony and Greenberg's state-process model: From the viewpoint of typological characterization

Lásló Desző
2008 Južnoslovenski Filolog  
Synchrony, Diachrony and Greenberg's State-process Model LASZLO DEZSÍ (Padova -Budapest) SYNCHRONY, DIACHRONY AND GREENBERG'S STATE-PROCESS MODEL (From the Viewpoint of Typological Characterization) After a brief survey of the history of diachronic typology, the author focuses his attention on the typological methods applied to historical comparative linguistics. Then some basic issues of Greenberg's state-process model are examined as a possible model for diachronic typology. Morphological and
more » ... . Morphological and word-order typology are used for the illustration of the author's statements and comments.
doi:10.2298/jfi0864109d fatcat:3tzac4xhazhqzpay75uqifc5ba