Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 28-1:
di tokap furfurtɛ ɛk buku
di
the
toko-apu
child-pl
furu-furu-tɛ
steal-steal-pfv
ɛkɛ
1sg
buku
book
The children stole my books (repeatedly, over a period of time).

Source: Kouwenberg 1992: 287

Example 28-2:
eni hari das bain eni toro
eni
3pl
hari
hear
das
hab
bain
cover
eni
3pl
toro
face
Their hair covers their faces.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 561

Confidence:
Very certain