Datapoint Chinese Pidgin English/Order of subject, object, and verb

Topicalization of objects is common, resulting in O(S)V clauses.

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 20-69:
沽厘合刦咧打希
Coolie hap give letter he.
Coolie
coolie
hap
pfv
give
give
letter
letter
he.
3sg
The coolie has given the letter to him.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.39

Example 20-1:
挨灣温卑士烏倫
I wantchee one piecee woolen.
I
1sg
wantchee
want
one
art.indf
piecee
clf
woolen.
woollen
I want a piece of woollen.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.1

Confidence:
Very certain