Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente/Order of frequency adverb, verb, and object

Values

Verb – adverb – object Frequency: 41.2%

Example 32-14:
Pais devê lutá senpr pa se independênsia.
Pais
country
devê
must
lutá
fight
senpr
always
pa
for
se
3sg.poss
independênsia.
independence
A country must always fight for its independence.
Portuguese: Um pais deve lutar sempre para a sua independência.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain

Adverb – verb – object Frequency: 41.2%

Example 32-15:
Nha avô senpr vendê midj.
Nha
1sg.poss
avô
grandmother
senpr
always
vendê
sell
midj.
corn
My grandmother always sold corn.
Portuguese: A minha avó senpre vendeu milho.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain

Verb – object – adverb Frequency: 17.6%

Example 32-16:
Doka t'oiá jog senpr.
Doka
Doka
ta
prs
oiá
watch
jog
match
senpr.
always
Doka always watches games.
Portuguese: O Doka sempre vê o jogo.
Confidence:
Very certain