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Word Order

I'm having some difficulty with Ukrainian word order. Take for example, I don't know, "Whose house is it?". I know it's "Chiy tse dim" (sorry for transliteration, Cyrillic keyboard doesn't work on current computer) but why is it not "Chiy dim tse"? Are there any rules about this I should know? Thanks in advance.

December 11, 2015

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[deactivated user]

    I'm not strong in rules :) bot as a native speaker i'd say that both versions are correct but "Chiy tse dim" ("чий це дім") just sounds better :)

    December 12, 2015
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