Datapoint Singapore Bazaar Malay/Position of interrogative phrases in content questions

Values

Interrogative phrase not initial Frequency: 75.0%

Example 67-31:
Lagi sini berapa tahun lu baca?
Lagi
again
sini
here
berapa
how.many
tahun
year
lu
2sg
baca?
read
How many more years are you going to study here?

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 141

Confidence:
Very certain

Interrogative phrase initial Frequency: 25.0%

Example 67-30:
Berapa lu mahu?
Berapa
how.much
lu
2sg
mahu?
want
How much do you want?

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 142

Confidence:
Very certain