Value Interrogative phrase initial

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Position of interrogative phrases in content questions
References
Lang 2012; Quint 2000: 216

Examples

  1. Undi N ta po nha bitxu?
    Undi
    where
    N=ta=po
    1sg=ipfv=put
    nha=bitxu?
    my=animal
    Where shall I put my animal?
    German: Wo soll ich mein Tier hintun?

    See da Silva 1987: 71

  2. Pamodi ki bu sta tristi?
    Pamodi
    why
    ki=bu=sta
    comp=2sg=be
    tristi?
    sad
    Why are you sad?
    German: Warum bist du traurig?

    See da Silva 1987: 41