chapter  10
72 Pages

Sentence structure and word order

Previous chapters of this book have been concerned with word classes, that is classification of words according to their form, use and meaning. In this chapter the functions of words and word groups in the clause, i.e. clause elements, are examined. A comparison of the two viewpoints can be made from the following analysis:

Han har ikke hentet avisen endnu. He has not fetched the paper yet.