Sri Ninta Tarigan, M. Mulyadi


The problem of this research was finding the word order in Karonese Language. The research used qualitative to find the data. The data was taken from the native speakers from Karonese language. The instrument of this research was observation and interview. The result of this research was found that the most word order of Karonese language is VSO/PSO. The conclusions obtained from the data above are that Word orders contained in Karonese were SPO, VOS / POS, VSO / PSO, and OSV / OSP. In addition to regular sentences, there are also clause sentences in which the word order was in the form of VSO while compound sentences were equivalent to the word order in the form of S-P.


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