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Sentence structure differs between language families This contradicts the common understanding that word-order develops in accordance with a set of universal rules, applicable to all languages. Researchers have concluded that languages do not primarily follow innate rules of language processing in the brain. Rather, sentence structure is determined by the historical context in which a language develops. Linguists want to understand how languages have become so diverse and what constraints...
- A spider.
- Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.