Datapoint Ternate Chabacano/Order of subject, object, and verb

The VOS order can be used if the object is indefinite.

Values

Verb-subject-object (VSO) Frequency: 75.0%

Example 44-1:
Ya larga Maria quel gumamela colerao [...].
Ya
pfv
larga
leave
Maria
Maria
quel
the
gumamela
hibiscus
colerao
red
[...].
[...]
Maria left the red hibiscus [...].

Source: Nigoza 2007: 10

Example 44-2:
Ta yuda bueno el Señor con todo Mardicas.
Ta
ipfv
yuda
help
bueno
good
el
def
Señor
Lord
con
obj
todo
all
Mardicas.
mardicas
The Lord helps all the Mardicas well.
Confidence:
Very certain

Verb-object-subject (VOS) Frequency: 25.0%

Example 44-3:
Ya kumpra plor el baguntáw.
Ya
pfv
kumpra
buy
plor
flower
el
the
baguntáw.
young.man
The young man bought a flower.

Source: Vibar & Navarro 2006: 11

Confidence:
Very certain