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Query Details


Query Subject:   Verbal Interrogatives
Author:   Lameen Souag
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Language Documentation
Morphology
Syntax
Typology

Query:   Obviously, interrogatives can occur as nouns (what), adjectives
(which), adverbs (how), and even perhaps numerals (ikutu/nan- in
Japanese). Does anyone out there know of a language with verbal
interrogatives (perhaps in a sentence like 'what are you doing?')? If
there are none, does anyone know of a reason why there shouldn't be?

Thanks in advance,

Lameen Souag
lameens@hotmail.com
LL Issue: 11.119
Date posted: 21-Jan-2000



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