Skip to main content

Questions tagged [greenburg]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3 votes
1 answer
159 views

Why do dominant VSO languages all have SVO as an alternative word order?

According to Greenberg’s 6th universal, "All languages with dominant VSO order have SVO as an alternative or as the only alternative basic order." Why are dominant VSO languages predisposed ...
Quinali Solaji's user avatar