"Why do you drink?"
Translation:Varför dricker du?
January 5, 2015
The verb comes before the subject in direct questions. If there is a question word, it is placed at the very start. In other words:
- Du dricker is the normal order, with the subject in v2 position
- Dricker du? is the question order, with the verb before the subject
- Varför dricker du? is the question word order, with the question word at the start