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.)
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>