Verb Object Subject

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Verb Object Subject - commonly used in its abbreviated form VOS - is a term in Linguistic typology. It represents one type of languages when classifying languages according to the sequence of these constitutents in neutral expressions: Ate oranges Sam.

Examples include Malagasy, Old Javanese, Toba, Batak Languages and Fijian. Note that these three languages are all Austronesian languages. This word order is also found in Mayan languages like Tzotzil.

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