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VSO languages

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Monday, April 24, 2000, 14:55
In a message dated 2000/04/24 02:20:16 PM, Ray.Brown wrote:

>>Approximately how many VSO languages are there all told? > >Does anyone know? Are there other examples besides the Celtic & Semitic >languages? I guess there probably are.
10-15% of the world's languages are VSO (i.e. Welsh, Hawaii'an, Classical Arabic, Tongan, Squamish, Berber, etc. - quite a few isolate languages, I imagine) [sources of info: Rick Morneau, David Crystal] zHANg