Value Interrogative phrase initial

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Position of interrogative phrases in content questions
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. folem wanem nao yufala i klem long hem?
    folem
    follow
    wanem
    what
    nao
    now
    yufala
    2pl
    i
    agr
    klem
    claim
    long
    loc
    hem?
    3sg
    For what reason did you claim [it] from him?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. oli no save se wea mama?
    oli
    3pl
    no
    neg
    save
    know
    se
    comp
    wea
    where
    mama?
    mother
    They don't know, where is their mother?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings