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Some Native American languages are described as "verb-initial." All this means is that sentences in such languages nearly always begin with verbs (the opposite of a language like English, where sentences almost never begin with a verb.) Verb-initial languages are uncommon worldwide, but they are less rare among the languages of the Americas, where they are especially spoken in Mexico and along the Northwest Coast of North America. Here is a partial list of verb-initial Native American languages:
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