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R: Typologic survey, part I

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 30, 2001, 16:57
> > ---- PART I Conlang Typlogic Survey 2001 ---- > > House-keeping data > > Name of the participating conlang:
> Name/id of the creators:
Luca Mangiat
> Place used, if any:
The Kasmeni peninsula in Southern Carmia (in my conworld).
> Web-address with more information, if any:
> Type of language as per Rick Harrison's system[2]: > (see >
> 1: Word order of Subject (S), Object (O) and Verb (V) > > The possible orders are: SVO/SOV/VSO/VOS/OSV/OVS/free/doesn't apply
SVO (ergative-verb-absolutive or absolutive verb... depending on the transitivity of the verb), quite strict.
> Which order(s) is/are most common?
> Which orders are possible?
Every order is virtually possible.
> Is the order different if the verb is intransitive, if so, how?
Yup. (see above) Luca