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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



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


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


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

January 1, 2019


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

June 20, 2019
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