Value Four compound expressions

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Interrogative pronouns
References
Dejean 1982: 52, 54

Examples

  1. Ou te wè ki moun, ki lè, ki kote, pou ki sa?
    Ou
    2sg
    te
    ant
    see
    ki
    which
    moun,
    person
    ki
    which
    lè,
    time
    ki
    which
    kote,
    place
    pou
    for
    ki
    what
    sa?
    what
    You saw whom, when, where and why?
    French: Tu avais vu qui, quand, où, et pour quoi?

    See Dejean 1982: 54

  2. Jak mache ki jan?
    Jak
    Jacques
    mache
    walk
    ki
    which
    jan?
    manner
    How does Jacques walk?
    French: Jacques marche comment?

    See Dejean 1982: 53

  3. Jak mache kouman?
    Jak
    Jacques
    mache
    walk
    kouman?
    how
    How does Jacques walk?
    French: Jacques marche comment?

    See Dejean 1982: 53

  4. Ki bò w ale?
    Ki
    which
    place
    w
    2sg
    ale?
    go
    Where did you go?
    French: Où est-ce que tu es allé?

    See Fattier 1998: vol. 6, p. 48

  5. Ki sa ou genyen? Sa l genyen?
    Ki
    what
    sa
    what
    ou
    2sg
    genyen?
    have
    Sa
    that
    l
    3sg
    genyen?
    have
    What do you have? What does he have?
    French: Qu'est-ce que tu as? Qu'est-ce qu'il a?

    See Fattier 1998: vol. 6, p. 56