Value Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Order of subject, object, and verb
References
Paauw 2008: 397

Examples

  1. Dia buka mulu ka mari.
    Dia
    3sg
    buka
    open
    mulu
    mouth
    ka
    to
    mari.
    here
    It opened its mouth to here.

    See Paauw 2008

  2. Ibu ibu suka cari dorang pung suami di situ.
    Ibu~ibu
    pl~mother
    suka
    like
    cari
    search.for
    dorang
    3pl
    pung
    poss
    suami
    husband
    di
    loc
    situ.
    there
    Married women search for their husbands there.

    See Paauw 2008: 406