Datapoint Arawak / Order of Subject and Verb

Language:Arawak
Feature:Order of Subject and Verb by Matthew S. Dryer
Value:No dominant order

Examples

Sentence igt-1478:

alekhebe-ka li wadili
alekhebe-ka
happy-ind
li
the
wadili
man
The man is/was happy.

Sentence igt-1476:

miaka aba wadili sika khali da-myn
miaka
yesterday
aba
indef
wadili
man
sika
give
khali
cassava.bread
da-myn
me-to
Yesterday, a man gave cassava bread to me.

Sentence igt-1477:

li wadili osa bahy-nro miaka
li
the
wadili
man
osa
go
bahy-nro
home-to
miaka
yesterday
The man went home yesterday.

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