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Staving Tim May:
>Stone Gordonssen wrote at 2003-07-15 08:49:48 (-0700)
>
>  > >OSV - rare in Zireen languages, nonexistent in Human languages?
>  > >   examples: (Yoda's language)
>  >
>  > Supposedly there are three: two in South America and one in
>  > Ausralia.
>  >
>
>A draft entry for the _Atlas of World Language Structures_ [1] lists
>NadŽb, spoken in Brazil, Warao, spoken in Venezuela, and Wik Ngathana,
>spoken in northeastern Australia.  It also lists Hurrian as an extinct
>example of this order.  Rick Morneau's essay on syntax [2] gives
>Jamamadi, also spoken in Brazil.
>
>I'm not sure that Yoda's speech can really be analyzed as OSV -
>predicate nominals tend to come first, but I'm not sure about objects
>proper.  But then, I never got around to properly analyzing the corpus
>of Yoda utterances.

In "Attack of the Clones", two examples there are, or Yoda his words in the
right order putting. Amazed I was! Unfortunately, remember what he said, I
cannot.

Pete