Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Order of subject, object, and verb

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Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 11-8:
Dis hat man waahn aal di gyal dem.
Dis
dem
hat
hot
man
man
waahn
want
aal
all
di
art.def
gyal
girl
dem.
pl
This hot man wanted all the girls.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-1:
An horikien mash dat dong.
An
and
horikien
hurricane
mash
mash
dat
dem
dong.
down
And the hurricane destroyed it.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain