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Word Order

Standard word order is verb-subject-object (VSO). Indirect objects can go either after the direct object (or in its place, if there isn't one) or before the verb.

Isan dasu napysh.
Eat mouse cheese(dir-obj).
The mouse ate the cheese.

Isan dasu napysh ar abad.
Eat mouse cheese(dir-obj) at floor.
The mouse eats the cheese on the floor.

Ar abad isan dasu napysh.
At floor eat mouse cheese(dir-obj).
The mouse eats the cheese on the floor.

Isan dasu ar abad.
Eat mouse at floor.
The mouse eats on the floor.

Ar abad isan dasu.
At floor eat mouse.
The mouse eats on the floor.
Tags: conlang, grammar, syntax

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