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Veneeta Dayal (2003). MULTIPLE WH QUESTIONS (SynCom #66).

URL: http://www.semanticsarchive.net/Archive/zgwYTExN/multiplewh.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1432&langcode=jpn (2018-01-23).

 

Example #1:

    b. dare-ga  nani-o    katta ka
    who-NOM what-ACC bought Q
    "Who bought what?"
Example #2:

    30a. Tanaka-kun-wa[Mary-ga        doko-de dono hono-o      katta]-ka sitte-imasu ka
    Tanaka -TOP Mary-NOM where which book-ACC bought Q know                     Q
    "Does Tanako know where Mary bought which book?"
Example #3:

    b. Kimi-wa [dare-ga     kai-ta] hono]-o    yomi masi-ta ka
    You-TOP who-NOM write book-ACC read                  Q
    "For which x, you read the book that x wrote?"
Example #4:

    104a. Tanaka-kun-wa[Mary-ga        doko-de dono hono-o       katta]-ka sitte-imasu ka
    Tanaka -TOP Mary-NOM where which book-ACC bought Q know                       Q
    "Does Tanako know where Mary bought which book?"
Example #5:

    b. Kimi-wa [dare-ga     kai-ta] hono]-o    yomi masi-ta ka
    You-TOP who-NOM write book-ACC read                  Q
    "For which x, you read the book that x wrote?"
Example #6:

    106a. Dono sensei-ga        [Mary-ga     doko-de dono hono-o     katta]-ka sitte-imasu ka
    Which professor-NOM Mary-NOM where which book-ACC bought Q know                  Q
    "For which professor x and book y, does x know where Mary bought y?