Írsc Word Order

The basic word order of affirmative verb phrases is SUBJ FINITE (ADV) INFINITE (ADV) PART OBJ ADV.

The basic word order of noun phrases is DEF NUM ADJ N (POSS) PP, where determiners, adjectives, and nouns must agree in definiteness, number, gender, and case. The noun is followed by a possessive determiner only when another determiner is also in use.

The basic word order of prepositional phrases is PP OBJ.

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