Datapoint Guinea-Bissau Kriyol/Position of interrogative phrases in content questions

Values

Interrogative phrase initial

Example 33-19:
Kin ki ciga aonti?
Kin
who
ki
that
ciga
arrive.pst
aonti?
yesterday
Who arrived yesterday?
Portuguese: Quem chegou ontem?

Source: Doneux & Rougé 1988: 13

Example 33-20:
Pa nunde kuu na bay?
Pa
to
nunde
where
ku-u
that-2sg
na
prog
bay?
go
Where are you going?
Portuguese: Onde vais?

Source: Doneux & Rougé 1988: 13

Example 33-21:
Bu na bay pa nunde?
Bu
2sg
na
prog
bay
go
pa
to
nunde?
where
Where are you going?
Portuguese: Onde vais?
Example 33-22:
Kin ku bu odja?
Kin
who
ku
rel
bu
2sg
odja?
see.pst
Who was it that you saw?
Portuguese: Quem é que viste?
Example 33-23:
Bu odja kin?
Bu
2sg
odja
see.pst
kin?
who
Who did you see?
Portuguese: Tu viste quem?
Confidence:
Very certain