Vabungula


A Grammar of Vabungula

Part 3 - Word Order


Word Order

Word order in Vabungula generally follows the pattern: subject-verb-object. Adjectives precede nouns. Adverbs of time have no fixed position in a sentence, and they may appear almost anywhere. Compare:

     Fûn de amuca sisekûlo.
     He’s reading a book now.

     De fûn amuca sisekûlo.
     (same)

     De amuca fûn sisekûlo.
     (same)

     De amuca sisekûlo fûn.
     (same)

Interrogative Sentences

Nouns and verbs are not inverted in interrogative sentences:

     Ka agula Vabungula?
     Do you speak Vabungula?

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Vabungula is an artificial language invented by Bill Price in 1965.
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