Datapoint Fa d’Ambô/Position of interrogative phrases in content questions

Values

Interrogative phrase initial

Example 38-20:
Xa bo fala?
Xa
thing
bo
2sg
fala?
speak
What do you say?

Source: Post 1994: 191-204

Example 38-22:
Xama Zwan sa?
Xama
place
Zwan
John
sa?
be
Where is John?

Source: Post 1994: 191-204

Example 38-21:
Xafe iske fa namise xozai?
Xafe
why
eli-ske
3sg-irr
fa
speak
namisedyi
2pl
xo-sai?
thing-dem
Why would he say that to you?
Confidence:
Very certain