Datapoint Tayo/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 57-57:
njo le mwaʃe pa: sa le vje
njo
woman
le
pm
mwaʃe
eat
pa:
bread
sa
rel
le
si
vje
old
The woman eats some old bread.
Example 57-119:
tule per-la, sola koma:se fer tule leŋglis partu
tule
pl
per-la,
Father-dem/def
sola
3pl
koma:se
begin
fer
make
tule
pl
leŋglis
church
partu
everywhere
The Fathers began to construct churches everywhere.

Source: Ehrhart 1993: 237

Example 57-1:
ma vwa kas sa le ŋgra
ma
1sg
vwa
see
kas
house
sa
rel
le
si
ŋgra
big
I see the big house.
Confidence:
Certain