Datapoint Tok Pisin/Position of interrogative phrases in content questions

Values

Interrogative phrase not initial Frequency: 50.0%

Example 22-5:
Em haus bilong husat?
Em
3sg
haus
house
bilong
poss
husat?
who
Whose house is that?

Source: Dutton &Thomas 1985: 38

Example 22-7:
Yu salim wanpela long hamas?
Yu
2sg
salim
sell
wan-pela
one-mod
long
prep
hamas?
how.much
How much do you sell one for?

Source: Dutton &Thomas 1985: 31

Confidence:
Very certain

Interrogative phrase initial Frequency: 50.0%

Example 22-27:
Husat i bin wokim?
Husat
who
i
pm
bin
pst
wok-im?
do-tr
Who did it?
Example 22-28:
Wanem taim bai yu go?
Wanem
what
taim
time
bai
fut
yu
2sg
go?
go
When will you go?
Confidence:
Very certain