Value Adverb – verb – object

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Order of frequency adverb, verb, and object
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Kunprador txeu bes ta kunpra na órta mé.
    Kunprador
    buyer
    txeu
    many
    bes
    time
    ta=kunpra
    ipfv=buy
    na=órta
    in=field
    mé.
    itself
    The customers often buy [the goods] directly from the field.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. mé

  2. Txeu bes flexa ta tenba venénu n'el, pa máta inimigu más fáxi.
    Txeu
    many
    bes
    time
    flexa
    arrow
    ta=ten-ba
    ipfv=have-ant
    venénu
    poison
    n=el,
    in=it
    pa=máta
    for=kill
    inimigu
    enemy
    más
    more
    fáxi.
    quick
    The arrows were often poisoned, in order to kill the enemy faster.
    German: Die Pfeile waren oft vergiftet, um den Feind schneller zu töten.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. flexa