On Sat, 27 Jan 2001, taliesin the storyteller wrote: > ---- PART I Conlang Typlogic Survey 2001 ---- > > House-keeping data > > Name of the participating conlang: Chevraqis > Name/id of the creators: Yoon Ha Lee > Name/id of the submitter, if different from the creator: n/a > Place used, if any: Qenar and Avren (nations in a fantasy setting of my own devising, for a half-finished novel) > Web-address with more information, if any: http://yhl.freeservers.com/conlang.html (Note: website information is subject to updates) > Type of language as per Rick Harrison's system: > (see http://www.rick.harrison.net/langlab/l-types.html) 2.1 (I think) with the occasional rare quasi-borrowing from Korean or Japanese (not in any systematic fashion). > 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 > Which order(s) is/are most common? > Which orders are possible? > Is the order different if the verb is intransitive, if so, how? > If it doesn't apply, why? Free word order is typical, but there's a bias toward SOV in most constructions.