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Why do Polish and Belarusian have an atypical greeting if compared to other Slavic languages?
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Belarusian "добры дзень" produces 181,000 hits, "дзень добры" only 38,000. I do not speak Belarusian fluently, but it seems to me that "добры дзень" is rather unmarked. For Polish, though, the pattern ...

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Syntax Explanation?
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From my (psycholinguistic) perspective, the explanation here is not from some rules of syntax, but rather from a tendency of the native speaker to avoid so called garden path sentences, especially in ...

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