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VOS Word Order (Verb-Object-Subject)
VOS is one of the six basic types of word order found in human languages. In most sentences, a speaker of a VOS language
will put the verb first, the object second, and the subject last. So while an English speaker would say "Mary likes corn,"
a VOS language would express the same idea with the equivalent of "Likes corn Mary."
VOS is a rare word order worldwide. Here is a partial list of Native American languages using VOS word order:
Word Order Typology
Basic Language Structures
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