FC #3 – word order
The most important/“biggest” concept is placed first..
Determiners come after the noun or noun group they accompany.
Dog the is in house the.
Pronouncing numbers (full version)*
1000-seven and 100-five and 10-eight and four
1000 (100-two and 10-five) and 100-five and four
21 janvier 1905
1905 January 21
* the simple version is just an enumeration of the digits in the whole number, from left to right (i.e. in the first example: seven five eight four).
The middle ground would be 1000-seven five eight four, so your audience knows the order of magnitude from the very start.
Unless the speaker wants to emphasize one thing or another, linal structure is subject-verb-complement and adjectives come after nouns.
A black dog is looking at the blue house.
Dog i black a looks o house i blue the.
It is the blue house that a black dog is looking at.
(Mut) o |house i blue the| |dog i black a| looks.
Dog i black a looks o house the mut i blue. (discrimination on colour)
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