Value Two compound expressions

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Interrogative pronouns
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. 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

  2. yu wantem karem wanem?
    yu
    2sg
    wantem
    want
    karem
    take
    wanem?
    what
    What do you want to buy?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  3. be yufala i pem hem from wanem?
    be
    but
    yufala
    2pl
    i
    agr
    pem
    pay
    hem
    3sg
    from
    caus
    wanem?
    what
    But why are you paying (a fine) for her?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  4. hem i luk Vira wetem hu i stap stanap?
    hem
    3sg
    i
    agr
    luk
    look
    Vira
    Vira
    wetem
    with
    hu
    who
    i
    agr
    stap
    prog
    stanap?
    stand.up
    Who did she see Vira standing with?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  5. e maefren, yu olsem wanem ia?
    e
    hey
    maefren,
    my.friend
    yu
    2sg
    olsem
    like
    wanem
    what
    ia?
    def
    Hey, my friend, how are you?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  6. plen bae i kamtru long wanem taem?
    plen
    plane
    bae
    irr
    i
    agr
    kamtru
    arrive
    long
    loc
    wanem
    what
    taem?
    time
    When will the plane arrive?