Word Order of Japanese Sentences
Japanese, like Korean, always has verb at the end of a sentence.
For a simple English sentence, you would say
But in Japanese, the word order for this sentence could be:
Although less common to swap the position of subject and object, the following sentence is still grammatically correct:
- Tom eats apple.
You can see that particles are used to identify whether Tom or Apple is the subject of the sentence.
A complete Japanese sentence may simply be a single verb. It could have different meanings under difference circumstances, as the subject is not specified.