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URL: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linge/syntaxe/journal/pdf_volume_one/article5_Vecchiato.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2684&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (1)         A qui téléphone-t-elle?
    To whom telephones she
    `Who does she phone?'
Example #2:

    d. Ton amie téléphone à qui?
    Your friend phones to whom
    `Who does your friend phone?'
Example #3:

    b. A qui elle téléphone-tu?                                                                          (= 3)
    To whom she phones­ INTERR.
    `Who does she phone?'
Example #4:

    (iii.) Comment tu as ti fait?
    How you have INTERR done
    `How did you do it?'
Example #5:

    (iv.) Pourquoi elle y va ti?
    Why she there goes INTERR
    `Why does she go there?'
Example #6:

    b. On est-tu chanceux?
    One is-INTERR. lucky
    `Are we lucky?'
Example #7:

    c. ? Nous sommes-tu en guerre?
    We are-INTERR in war
    `Are we at war?'
Example #8:

    d. Rose a-tu grossi?
    Rose has-INTERR fattened
    `Has Rose fattened?'
Example #9:

    (vi.) Parlez-vous-tu anglais?
    Speak-youpl­INTERR English
    ` you speak English?'
Example #10:

    b.   Quelle remarque il a-tu fait?
    What remark he has-INTERR made
    `What remark did he make?'
Example #11:

    c.   Combien de livres elle a-tu lus?
    How many of books she has-inter read
    `How many books did she read?'
Example #12:

    d.   Avec qui elle veut-tu parler?
    With whom she wants-INTERR to speak
    `Who does she want to speak to?'
Example #13:

    e.   Avec quel garçon il a-tu parlé?
    With what boy he has-INTERR spoken
    `What boy did he speak to?'
Example #14:

    (10) a. */ok Pourquoi on existe-tu?
    Why one exists-INTERR
    `Why do we exist?'
Example #15:

    b. */ok Où il va-tu?
    Where he goes-INTERR
    `Where is he going?'
Example #16:

    c. */ok Comment il est-tu?
    How he is-INTERR
    `How is he?'
Example #17:

    d. ? Combien ça co te-tu?
    How much this costs-INTERR
    `How much is it?'
Example #18:

    b. Qui elle a rencontré?
    Whom she has met
    `Who did she meet?'
Example #19:

    b. Quand est-il venu?
    When is he come
    `When did he come?'
Example #20:

    (22) Quand Jean est-il venu?
    When Jean is-he come
    `When did Jean come?'
Example #21:

    b. Quando zelo vegnuo?
    When is-hecl come
    `When did he come?'
Example #22:

    (31) a. Quand Jean vient-il?
    When Jean comes-hecl
    `When did Jean come?'
Example #23:

    (37) Cossa che la magna?
    What that she eats
    `What does she eat?'
Example #24:

    (39) [Où [Jacques/pro a-t-il mangé]]
    Where Jacques/pro has-INTERR 3rd p.s.m. eaten
    `Where did Jacques/he eat?'
Example #25:

    (40) a. Qui aime Marie?                 Qui: subject
    Who loves Marie
    `Who loves Marie?'
Example #26:

    (44) a. Qui Claire a-t-elle vu?
    Who Claire has-INTERR 3rd p.s.f. seen
    `Who did Claire see?'
Example #27:

    (45) Qui tu as[wh] vu?
    Who you have seen
    `Who did you see?'
Example #28:

    (50) a. Que cherchez-vous?
    What look-for you
    `What are you looking for?'
Example #29:

    (51) a. Que cherche Rose?
    What looks-for Rose
    `What is Rose looking for?'
Example #30:

    (54) a. Jean/Lui, je crois, aime beaucoup la musique.
    Jean/Hestrong, I think, loves a-lot the music
    `Jean/He, I think, loves music a lot.'
Example #31:

    c. *Qui diable Jean, selon toi, a-t-il invité?
    Whom the hell John, according to you, has-he invited
    `Who the hell has John invited, according to you?'
Example #32:

    b. Combien de livres Jean a-t-il lus?
    How many of books Jean has-he read
    `How many books did Jean read?'
Example #33:

    (67) a. Pierre, selon toi, parle-tu anglais?
    Pierre, according-to you, speaks-INTERR English
    `Does Pierre speak English, according to you?'
Example #34:

    c. Qui est-ce qui a tapé à la porte?
    Who is it who has knocked at the door
    `Who knocked at the door?'