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Declarative sentence

Regular

Proposal 1
  • scheme: <subject> <predicate> <object-direct> <object-indirect>.
  • example: De volf giv en sten to de fogel.
  • references: cha07

With an adverbial correlative

Proposal 1
  • scheme: <correl.adverb> <subject> <predicate> <dir.object> <indir.object>.
  • example: Van de volf giv en sten to de fogel.

With a pronominal correlative

Proposal 1
  • as a relative clause?

Interrogative sentences

Yes/no-question

Proposal 1
  • scheme: <predicate> <subject> <object-direct> <object-indirect>?
  • example: Giv de volf en sten to de fogel?

Question for the predicate

Proposal 1
  • scheme: vat don <subject> <object-direct> <object-indirect>?
  • example: Vat don de volf med en sten to de fogel?

Question for the subject

Proposal 1
  • scheme: vat/vem <predicate> <object-direct> <object-indirect>?
  • example: Vat giv en sten to de fogel?

Question for the direct object

Proposal 1
  • scheme: <subject> <predicate> vat/vem <object-indirect>?
  • example: De volf giv vat to de fogel?
Proposal 2
  • scheme: vat/vem <subject> <predicate> <object-indirect>?
  • example: Vat de volf giv to de fogel?

Question for an indirect object

Proposal 1
  • canonical
    • scheme: <subject> <predicate> <object-direct> <preposition> vat/vem?
    • example: De volf giv en sten to vat?
  • alternative
    • scheme: <preposition> vat/vem <predicate> <subject> <object-direct>?
    • example: To vat giv de volf en sten?

Question for an adverbial correlative

Proposal 1
  • scheme: <correl.adverb> <predicate> <subject> <dir.object> <indir.object>?
  • example: Van giv de volf en sten to de fogel?

Imperative sentences

Proposal 1
  • scheme: <predicate> <object-direct> <object-indirect>!
  • example: Giv en sten to de fogel!
word_order.txt · Last modified: 2014/08/17 16:54 by fenris