This monograph, discussing various aspects involved with a typology of word order, strives to take a next step towards a better understanding of the profound unity underlying languages.
The volume is divided into five sections:
1) Word order typology
2) A critical analysis of word order typology
3) Word order within comparative constructions
4) Word order in the comparative construction in the Rigveda
5) Diachronic aspects of word order withing comparative constructions.