Sentence structure

Toaq’s sentence structure can be described by the following diagram.

Out of the indicated components, almost all are optional. The only obligatory components, which are present in every sentence, are the verbal complex and illocution (and, technically, the complementizer, which is usually covert in declarative and non-polar interrogative matrix clauses).

The minimal structure therefore looks like this:

Each constituent will be dealt with in detail over the course of this description.

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