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Hi Martin and welcome to this list! :)

I have a small suggestion regarding the analysis of word order.

>Standard Sentence Form:
>   S-V-O
>"The boy hit the ball"
>
>Interrogative Phrases
>The verb slides forward, then the subject and object exchange places.
>    V-O-S

Couldn't you just say that the subject moves to the final
place? It seems an easier analysis. Of course, I don't know
if there is some diachronic reason for your explanation. :)

Again, welcome!

||| daniel andreasson


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