Value Interrogative phrase initial

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Position of interrogative phrases in content questions
References
Dejean 1982: 50 sq.

Examples

  1. Ki sa ou te ba ti fi a?
    Ki
    what
    sa
    what
    ou
    2sg
    te
    ant
    ba
    give
    ti
    little
    fi
    girl
    a?
    def
    What did you give the little girl?
    French: Qu'est-ce que tu as donné à la petite fille?

    See Dejean 1982: 39

  2. Moun ki te vini an, se ki moun?
    Moun
    person
    ki
    rel
    te
    ant
    vini
    come
    an,
    def
    se
    SE
    ki
    which
    moun?
    person
    The person who came, who is he/she?
    French: La personne qui est venue, c’est qui?

    See Dejean 1982: 50

  3. Ki kote li rete?
    Ki
    which
    kote
    place
    li
    3sg
    rete?
    live
    Where does he live?
    French: Où habite-t-il?
  4. Li ki kote?
    Li
    3sg
    ki
    which
    kote?
    place
    Where is he?
    French: Il est où?

    See Dejean 1982: 51