Datapoint Papiamentu/Position of interrogative phrases in content questions

Wh-phrases are obligatorily fronted, and optionally introduced by the focus marker ta.

Values

Interrogative phrase initial

Example 47-28:
Kon a para ku bo outo nobo?
Kon
how
a
pfv
para
stand
ku
with
bo
2sg
outo
car
nobo?
new
How are things with your new car?

Source: Kouwenberg 2007d: 321

Example 47-29:
Anto kiko mi mester hasi awor?
Anto
then
kiko
what
mi
1sg
mester
must
hasi
do
awor?
now
Then what should I do now?

Source: Maurer 1988a: 366

Confidence:
Very certain