Datapoint Ambon Malay/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 68-36:
Ibu ibu suka cari dorang pung suami di situ.
Ibu~ibu
pl~mother
suka
like
cari
search.for
dorang
3pl
pung
poss
suami
husband
di
loc
situ.
there
Married women search for their husbands there.

Source: Paauw 2008: 406

Example 68-1:
Dia buka mulu ka mari.
Dia
3sg
buka
open
mulu
mouth
ka
to
mari.
here
It opened its mouth to here.

Source: Paauw 2008

Confidence:
Very certain