n Acta Academica - Verb-Object (V-O) and Object-Verb (O-V) relations

Supplement 1
  • ISSN : 0587-2405


Extracted from text ... 58 In addition to V-S and S-V word order, O-V and V-O word order also occur in BA. In this chapter the grammatical relation between V and O is scrutinised and it will be shown how V movement in BA can serve to explain the V-O and O-V word order (in sentences lacking overt S's). The S is non-overtly present in V-O and O-V word order as a direct result of BA's being an NS (Null Subject) language (Naud? 1993: 22). The overt inflectional features of the V are directly responsible for the incidence of NNS (Non Null Subject) and ..

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