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What is the word order for Hebrew?

Is it:

a) S-O-V

b) V-S-O

c) S-V-O

d) V-O-S

January 1, 2019

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Asafwr

S-V-O is definitely what you'll hear the most, though V-S-O is also grammatically correct and very used by newspapers, books and rarely even in the everyday language, normally as a part of an expression

January 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E.T.Gregor

Modern Hebrew's neutral word order is SVO. Ancient Hebrew had VSO and that order can still be used to create an archaic effect.

January 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shaharkohan

Generally it's SVO but in certain contexts it may also be OSV and people may use VSO in formal writing.

January 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BillDe

See discussion "Word Order for Hebrew" and consolidate discussion of this topic in one place.

June 20, 2019
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