Value Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Language:
African American English
Parameter:
Order of subject, object, and verb
References
Martin & Wolfram 1988: 11-36

Examples

  1. She told him.
    She
    she
    told
    tell.pst
    him.
    him
    She told him.
  2. Bruce like cheese.
    Bruce
    Bruce
    like-Ø
    like-Ø
    cheese.
    cheese
    Bruce likes cheese.
  3. The kid got asthma.
    The
    art
    kid
    kid
    has
    has
    asthma
    asthma
    The kid has asthma.

    See Mufwene 1998: 71