Datapoint Kikongo-Kituba/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 58-45:
Konso bakala nat-aka valise zole.
Konso
each
bakala
man/male
nat-aka
carry-pst
valise
suitcase
zole.
two
Each man carried two suitcases.
Example 58-2:
Bo bula bo mosi.
Bo
3pl
bula
hit
bo
3pl
mosi.
one
They hit themselves.
Example 58-1:
Yandi baka mbongo sumb-il-a mono mukanda.
Yandi
he
baka
take.narr
mbongo
money
sumb-il-a
buy-appl-narr
mono
me
mukanda.
book
He took money and bought me a/the book. OR: He bought me the/a book with (the) money.
Confidence:
Very certain