http://german.about.com/library/weekly/aa032700a.htmlinguoboy wrote:Tikolm wrote:Back on topic, I've never heard any evidence that German is SOV. The conjugated verb always comes between the subject and object; yes, non-finite verbs do come last, but those aren't counted in the word order.
According to whom?
I'll let you draw your own conclusions. Most sources I've seen say that the finite verb is in second position and the nonfinite verb comes last. If you can find somebody who says that finite verbs can come last, please post a link.