Datapoint Media Lengua/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-object-verb (SOV) Frequency: 70.0%

Example 73-18:
miu ermanoga trabaxoda akabaxunmi a las sinkoda
miu
1sg.poss
ermano-ga
brother-top
trabaxo-da
work-acc
akaba-xu-n-mi
finish-prog-3-aff
a
at
las
the
sinko-da
five-acc
My brother (usually) finishes work at five.
Example 73-4:
yoga solta kirixuni i no soleanga
yo-ga
1sg-top
sol-ta
sun-acc
kiri-xu-ni
want-prog-1sg
i
and
no
neg
solea-nga
shine-3fut
I want sun and the sun is not going to shine.

Source: Muysken 1981a: 64

Confidence:
Very certain

Subject-verb-object (SVO) Frequency: 30.0%

Example 73-3:
kura bindiziaxun nwibu iskwilada
kura
priest
bindizia-xu-n
bless-prog-3sg
nwibu
new
iskwila-da
school-acc
The priest blesses the new school.

Source: Muysken 1997: 395

Confidence:
Very certain