Punjabi word order SOV

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  1. johnyork

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    (subject + object + verb)

    ਮੈਨੂੰ ਅਫ਼ਸੋਸ ਹੈ । (Regret/Sorrow is to me.)

    Shouldn't this sentence be written as, "ਅਫ਼ਸੋਸ ਮੈਨੂੰ ਹੈ ।".

    ਅਫ਼ਸੋਸ/Subj + ਮੈਨੂੰ/Obj + ਹੈ/Verb ।
     
  2. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Search, be your own guru.

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    No it cannot be the other way. Same in Hindi. This is not Sanskrit, where you can place subject, object, as well as verb anywhere.
     
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    Aupmanyav Search, be your own guru.

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    mainu maf karo ji: me excuse do - normal speech
    maf karo ji mainu or mainu to maf karo ji: but just excuse me (what should I call it -inflected?)
     

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