Vietnamese Grammar

Vietnamese Grammar

Vietnamese, like many languages in Southeast Asia, is an analytic (or isolating) language. Also like other languages in the region, Vietnamese syntax conforms to subject–verb–object word order, is head-initial (displaying modified-modifier ordering), and has a noun classifier system. Additionally, it is pro-drop, wh-in-situ, copula-drop, and allows verb serialization. The Vietnamese often say Phong ba bão táp không bằng ngữ pháp Việt Nam ("storm and hurricane are not as terrible as Vietnamese grammar") to describe the complexity of Vietnamese grammar.

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