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Re: ANADEWism? interrogative mood

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 22, 2004, 18:58
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 11:38:23 -0500, # 1 <salut_vous_autre@...> wrote:
> Mark J. Reed wrote: > > >Contemplating having a distinct set of verb forms for questions - not > >just a particle or a word-order inversion, but an inflection on the > >verb. What natlangs do this? > > I think tamoul uses a suffix ("-a" if I remember) on the verb for yes/no > questions but the others questions use interrogative words.
Finnish has -ko/-kö (IIRC) for yes/no questions... but I'm not sure whether that's an inflection as such. (Klingon has -'a', but that's not a natlang.) Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>