Afrikaans

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Afrikaans

S. Fritz Forkel, Sun, 2019-03-17 12:22
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Typology
ISO 639-3: 
afr

Afrikaans is Verb 2 - not SVO - in main clauses. In subordinate clauses the finite verb comes last. Compare Dutch and German. English is SVO.

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We have updated the Linguistic Typology statement for Afrikaans [afr] for constituent order in the current Ethnologue database.