Datapoint Chinese Pidgin Russian/Position of interrogative phrases in content questions

Values

Interrogative phrase not initial Frequency: 87.5%

Example 65-25:
Его где буду – Ольга или Скобеевка?
Iwo ide budu: Ol'ga ili Səkabeiwka?
Iwo
3sg
ide
where
budu:
cop.fut
Ol'ga
Olga
ili
or
Səkabeiwka?
Skobeevka
Where will he be - in Olga or in Skobeevka?

Source: Fadeev 1982: 12

Example 65-26:
Ти гэкай дувал есы?
Ti gəkaj duwal esy?
Ti
2sg
gəkaj
which
duwal
goods
esy?
cop
What kind of merchandise do you have?

Source: Bichurin 1831: 5

Confidence:
Certain

Interrogative phrase initial Frequency: 12.5%

Example 65-27:
Кому деньги давай?
Kamu den'gi dawaj?
Kamu
whom
den'gi
money
dawaj?
give
To whom are you going to give money?

Source: Maslovsky 1999: 36

Example 65-28:
Kakoj liudi xoʧu kanka?
Kakój
which
liudi
person
xóču
want
kánka?
see
Whom do you want to see?

Source: Jabłońska 1957: 167

Confidence:
Certain