Value Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Order of subject, object, and verb
References
Kouwenberg 1992; Kouwenberg 1994a: 33-35

Examples

  1. di tokap furfurtɛ ɛk buku
    di
    the
    toko-apu
    child-pl
    furu-furu-tɛ
    steal-steal-pfv
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    buku
    book
    The children stole my books (repeatedly, over a period of time).

    See Kouwenberg 1992: 287

  2. eni hari das bain eni toro
    eni
    3pl
    hari
    hear
    das
    hab
    bain
    cover
    eni
    3pl
    toro
    face
    Their hair covers their faces.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 561