Datapoint African American English/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 14-7:
The kid got asthma.
The
art
kid
kid
has
has
asthma
asthma
The kid has asthma.

Source: Mufwene 1998: 71

Example 14-2:
Bruce like cheese.
Bruce
Bruce
like-Ø
like-Ø
cheese.
cheese
Bruce likes cheese.
Example 14-1:
She told him.
She
she
told
tell.pst
him.
him
She told him.
Confidence:
Very certain