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Question about Questions

From:Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
Date:Sunday, September 16, 2001, 21:51
Although I do have an interrogative mood signified by the prefix vi- in
Obrenje, it sounds somewhat elaborate and artificial, and I'd rather
just use intonation to signify a question in colloquial speech.

That got me wondering what such an interrogative intonation would sound
like...  all languages I've come in contact with so far raise the pitch
of the voice towards the end of the sentence.  Is that some sort of
global constant of human communication or just another IEism?  What
other ways are there in the langs of the world?

-- Christian Thalmann


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