Datapoint Michif/Order of frequency adverb, verb, and object

Michif has a word order which is relatively free. The words meaning 'often' (e.g. suvaan, from French; wiipat, from Cree) are most often given at the beginning of a sentence.
The word maana 'usually' from Cree can be found at the beginning.

Values

Adverb – object – verb Frequency: 31.8%

Example 75-41:
Kihchiwaawiipat Marii Zhaan eewiichimaat.
Kihchi-waa~wiipat
big-red.often
Marii
Marie
Zhaan
Jean
ee-wiichim-aat.
comp-kiss.anim-3.sbj.3.obj
Marie kisses John (very) often.

Source: Fleury 2007

Example 75-42:
Suvaan ekuta duhtaanaan.
Suvaan
often
akuta
there
duht-aanaan.
1.go-1pl
I see (meet) her often (lit. We go there often).

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 199

Example 75-43:
Ma difaent mer maana lii bang giiushtaamaak.
Ma
1sg.poss
difaent
deceased
mer
mother
maana
usually
lii
art.pl
bang
bang
gii-ushtaam-aa-k.
1.pst-make-ben-inv
My deceased mother used to make bangs for me.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 70

Example 75-44:
Mihceet Maari Zhaan uhchimeew.
Mihceet
much
Maari
Mary
Zhaan
John
uhchim-eew.
kiss-3.sbj.3.obj
Mary kisses John often.

Source: Fleury 2007

Confidence:
Very certain

Adverb – verb – object Frequency: 13.6%

Example 75-47:
Aashkaw daashkinamaatunaan li maazhee.
Aashkaw
sometimes
ni-taashkin-amaa-tu-naan
1-split-ben-recp-1pl
li
def.art.m.sg
maazhee.
food
We sometimes split a meal.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 310

Confidence:
Certain

Verb – adverb – object Frequency: 13.6%

Confidence:
Intermediate

Verb – object – adverb Frequency: 13.6%

Confidence:
Intermediate

Object – adverb – verb Frequency: 13.6%

Example 75-45:
Miyeehtaakwan la kunpayiin chiayaahk aashkaw.
Miyeeht-aakwan
be.good-3sg.inan
la
def.art.f.sg
kunpayiin
company
chi-ayaa-hk
comp-have-indf.ACTOR
aashkaw.
sometimes
It's delightful to have company sometimes.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 71

Confidence:
Very certain

Object – verb – adverb Frequency: 13.6%

Example 75-45:
Miyeehtaakwan la kunpayiin chiayaahk aashkaw.
Miyeeht-aakwan
be.good-3sg.inan
la
def.art.f.sg
kunpayiin
company
chi-ayaa-hk
comp-have-indf.ACTOR
aashkaw.
sometimes
It's delightful to have company sometimes.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 71

Example 75-46:
Aen susis nimiyeehtaen aashkaw.
Aen
def.art.m.sg
susis
sausage
ni-miyeeht-aen
1-like.tr.inan-3.obj
aashkaw.
sometimes
I like a frankfurter sometimes.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 103

Confidence:
Very certain