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In linguistic typology, a verb–subject–object (VSO) language is one in which the most typical sentences arrange their elements in that order, as in Ate Sam ...

List of VSO Languages - LingWiki


Aug 4, 2008 ... List of VSO Languages. From LingWiki. Jump to: navigation, search. This page is for listing and comparing all languages that use the ...

VSO Word Order (Verb-Subject-Object) - Native language


VSO is a somewhat uncommon word order worldwide. Here is a partial list of Native American languages using VSO word order: ...

Why are some word orders more common than ... - NIPS Proceedings


Languages vary widely in many ways, including their canonical word order. ... results in six logically distinct word orders: SOV, SVO, VSO, VOS, OVS and OSV ..... Communicative Development Inventory [6] provides a list of those words, along ...

Know : What is Your Language's Word Order? | PROPEL STEPS


Sep 17, 2013 ... Other families where all or many of languages are VSO include the following ... Know : List of Percentage of Websites by Languages. Most web ...

word order - How do isolating VSO languages differentiate the ...


Jul 22, 2012 ... How do isolating VSO languages differentiate the subject and object? .... across it in a word frequency list and looked it up in a dictionary.

Word Order


VSO: Drink I milk. eg, questions in German - and in English if the verb is to be. ... Most programming languages do not distinguish between subject and object (as do ... But some higher-order functions work like adverbials, so Lisp (map f list) is,  ...

Syntactic Typology: Studies in the Phenomenology of Language ...


Passives are especially characteristic of SVO and VSO languages. Other similar ..... (22.2), Alice watched the White Rabbit as he fumbled over the list. (122) ...

Chapter 9 - Arizona State University


The difference between head-marking and non-head-marking languages, i.e. ...... In this section, I list changes from Verb-initial languages, i.e. VSO and VOS, ...

Changes in Basic Word Order in Mayan Languages - iSites

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Brody lists criteria that have been suggested for establishing basic word order under the ..... grounds that then the languages that today have fixed VSO or VOS.

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WALS Online - Chapter Order of Subject, Object and Verb


Verb-subject-object (VSO), 95 .... In some languages with highly flexible word order, all or most orders of .... Type 2 represents languages which are SVO/VSO.

Languages list


the usual word order of S (Subject), V (Verb), and O (Object), whether SOV, SVO, VSO or whatever. Some languages with a freer word order are hard to assign a ...

Basic Language Structures


There are a number of ways we describe languages. The first one classifies them ... Next, we have the VSO (verb-subject-object) languages. In Irish, they say ...