The people learnt from God what is happiness.

theol

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1. The people learnt from God what is happiness.
2. The people learnt from God what happiness is.

Which one is correct?
 

probus

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2 is correct. I suppose that is because with subject-verb inversion sentence 1 could be mistaken for a question.
 

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Only #2 is grammatical.
 
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