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Table 2 Constituent order according to mood type ((Tatu 2008): 182-283)

From: An interpersonal sketch of the biblical Hebrew clause

Mood type Order of constituents
Declarative: finite Finite/Predicator^Subject
Declarative: non-finite: infinitive absolute/construct Finite/Predicator^Subject
Declarative: non-finite: participle Subject^Finite/Predicator
Declarative: verbless: identification Subject^Complement
Declarative: verbless: classification Complement^Subject
Declarative: verbless: existence Predicator^Subject
Declarative: exclamative WH- element^Subject
Interrogative: finite: polar Interrogative element^Finite/Predicator
Interrogative: non-finite: infinitive abs./cons.: polar Interrogative element^Finite/Predicator
Interrogative: non-finite: participle: polar Interrogative element^Subject
Interrogative: verbless: identification: polar Interrogative element^Subject
Interrogative: verbless classification: polar Interrogative element^Complement
Interrogative: verbless: existence: polar Interrogative element^Subject
Interrogative: WH- WH- element^Subject
Volitive Predicator^Subject