R: Typologic survey, part I
|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:
> Place used, if any:
The Kasmeni peninsula in Southern Carmia (in my conworld).
> Web-address with more information, if any:
> 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)