Bergin's Law is a grammatical law of Old Irish. It is named for the linguist Osborn Bergin (1873–1950), who identified it.
Bergin's Law states that while in Old Irish the normal order of a sentence is verb-subject-object, it is permissible for the verb, in the conjunct form, to appear at the end of the sentence.
- ^ Collinge, N.E. The Laws of Indo-European John Benjamins Publishing Co 1985 p. 230