Example 29-3

Daarom gooi Jan die water weg.
Daarom
therefore
gooi
throws
Jan
John
die
def.art
water
water
weg.
away
For that reason, John is throwing away the water.

Comment:
Note that VSO declaratives require an extra element in first position (XVSO). Declarative main clauses with simplex predicates must be SVO or VSO. In Colloquial Afrikaans these patterns may also be used in subordinate clauses.
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
Own knowledge