Value Interrogative phrase initial

Language:
Guinea-Bissau Kriyol
Parameter:
Position of interrogative phrases in content questions
References
Doneux & Rougé 1988

Examples

  1. Kin ki ciga aonti?
    Kin
    who
    ki
    that
    ciga
    arrive.pst
    aonti?
    yesterday
    Who arrived yesterday?
    Portuguese: Quem chegou ontem?

    See Doneux & Rougé 1988: 13

  2. Pa nunde kuu na bay?
    Pa
    to
    nunde
    where
    ku-u
    that-2sg
    na
    prog
    bay?
    go
    Where are you going?
    Portuguese: Onde vais?

    See Doneux & Rougé 1988: 13

  3. Bu na bay pa nunde?
    Bu
    2sg
    na
    prog
    bay
    go
    pa
    to
    nunde?
    where
    Where are you going?
    Portuguese: Onde vais?
  4. Kin ku bu odja?
    Kin
    who
    ku
    rel
    bu
    2sg
    odja?
    see.pst
    Who was it that you saw?
    Portuguese: Quem é que viste?
  5. Bu odja kin?
    Bu
    2sg
    odja
    see.pst
    kin?
    who
    Who did you see?
    Portuguese: Tu viste quem?