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Gemma Rigau and Pilar Prieto (2005). A typological approach to Catalan interrogative sentences headed by que.

URL: http://seneca.uab.es/ggt/Reports/GGT-05-8.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2732&langcode=cat (2018-04-21).

 

Example #1:

    (1)      Plou?                     Central Catalan
    rains
    `Is it raining?'
Example #2:

    (3)    Que plou?                  Central Catalan
    that rains
    `Is it raining?'
Example #3:

    (i)     Viuries a Tona?
    would -live.2s in Tona
    `Would you live in Tona?
Example #4:

    (5)      a. Viu a Barcelona, en Joan?
    lives in Barcelona, the John?
    `Does John live in Barcelona?'
Example #5:

    b. En Joan, viu a Barcelona?
    the John lives in Barcelona
    `Does John live in Barcelona?'
Example #6:

    (6)      a. Vindrà ella?
    will- come she
    `She's coming?'
Example #7:

    b. Ho ha portat en Joan?
    it has brought the John
    `John brought it?'
Example #8:

    (7)        a. Ha portat el cotxe, en Joan?
    has brought the car, the John
    `Has John brought the car?'
Example #9:

    b. En Joan, ha portat el cotxe?
    the John, has brought the car
    `Has John brought the car?'
Example #10:

    (9)     a. Que ho sap, la Maria?            (Central Catalan)
    that it knows, the Mary
    `Does Mary know?'
Example #11:

    b. La Maria, que ho sap?
    the Mary, that it knows
    `Does Mary know?'
Example #12:

    b. Que ve la Maria?
    that comes the Mary
    `Mary's coming?'
Example #13:

    b. Has escrit aquest poema, tu?
    have written this poem you
    `Did you write this poem?'
Example #14:

    (11)       a. Ella no vol que tu vinguis amb mi.
    she not wants that you come with me
    `She doesn't want you to come with me'
Example #15:

    b. Jo estic content que tu vinguis amb mi.
    I am happy that you come with me
    `I am happy that you are coming with me'
Example #16:

    (i)        Ella preguntarà [si plou ]
    she will-ask if (it) rains
    `She will ask if it is raining'
Example #17:

    b. Tot avui que plou.
    all today that rains
    `It has been raining all day'
Example #18:

    c. Segurament que ella ho sap.
    surely that she it knows
    `Surely she knows'
Example #19:

    d. Des de les set que estudia.
    since of the seven that studies
    `(S)he has been studying since seven o'clock'
Example #20:

    (13)       a. Quin fred que fa!
    which cold that does
    `It's really cold!'
Example #21:

    b. Quants que serem!
    How- many that will- be.1pl
    `We will be so many people!'
Example #22:

    (14)    a. Oi que vindràs?            Central Catalan (Barcelonese)
    Op. that will- come.2s
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #23:

    b. Eh que vindràs?            Western Catalan; Central Catalan, Rossellonese
    Op. that will- come.2s
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #24:

    c. No que vindràs?            Central Catalan (Tarragonese)
    not that will- come.2s
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #25:

    d. (Vi)tat que vindràs?       Valencian
    Truth that will- come.2s
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #26:

    e. Fa que vindràs?            (a subdialect of) Central Catalan
    makes that will- come. 2s
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #27:

    f. És ver que vindràs?        Minorcan
    is true that will- come.2s
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #28:

    (15)    a. Oi que tu vindràs?
    Op. that you will- come.2sg
    `You're coming, aren't you?'
Example #29:

    b. Eh que la Maria no vindrà?
    Op. that the Mary not will- come
    `Mary isn't coming, is she?'
Example #30:

    (17)     Que plores?
    that cry.2s
    `Are you crying?'
Example #31:

    (18)     a. Que plou?                 Central Catalan, Balearic
    that rains
    `Is it raining?'
Example #32:

    (22)     a. (Que) no has dormit bé, bonica?
    that not have.2s slept well, my dear
    `Didn't you sleep well, dear?'
Example #33:

    b. (Que) vindràs, un altre dia?
    that will.come.2s another day
    `Would you like to come some other day?'
Example #34:

    (23)   a. Us considereu innocent?
    you consider.2pl innocent
    `Do you consider yourselves innocent?'
Example #35:

    (24)   Joan, vols per esposa la Maria i promets ser- li fidel ...?
    John, wants.2s as wife the Mary and promise.2s be- her loyal...
    forever..?'
Example #36:

    (25)   a. Que surt, Maria?
    that leave.2s Mary
    `Are you leaving, Mary?
Example #37:

    b. #Que he de declarar, senyoria? (cf. He de declarar, senyoria?)
    that have.1s of declare, your Honor?
    `Am I supposed to make a statement, Your Honor?'
Example #38:

    (26)   a. Que vols més cafè?
    that want.2s more coffee
    `Would you like more coffee?'
Example #39:

    b. Que vol que li ho emboliqui?
    that want.2s that to- you it wrap.1s
    `Do you want me to wrap this up for you?'
Example #40:

    c. Que veniu?
    That come.2pl
    `Are you coming?'
Example #41:

    (27)   a #Que voleu callar? / Voleu callar?
    that want.2pl to be- silent / want.2pl to be- silent
    `Please be quiet'
Example #42:

    b. No voleu      pas prendre res?
    not want.2pl neg. take anything
    `Wouldn't you care for a drink?'
Example #43:

    (32)     a. Que surt, Maria?
    that leave.2s Mary
    `Are you leaving, Mary?'
Example #44:

    b. #Que he de declarar, senyor jutge? (cf. He de declarar, senyor jutge?)
    that have.1s of declare, mister judge?
    `Am I supposed to make a statement, Your Honor?'
Example #45:

    (33)     a. Que vols quedar amb noltros?
    that want.2s to stay with us
    `Do you want to stay with us?'
Example #46:

    b. Que vols ser nostre?
    that want.2s to be ours
    `Do you want to be part of us?'
Example #47:

    (34)   a. Que he de declarar, senyor jutge?       Minorcan
    that have.1s of declare, mister judge?
    `Am I supposed to make a statement, Your Honor?'
Example #48:

    (35)   a. Vas veure en Peter?
    saw.2s the Peter
    `Did you see Peter?'
Example #49:

    (36)   Véns a dinar, sí o no?
    come.2s to have - lunch, yes or no
    `Are you coming for lunch or not?'
Example #50:

    (37)   a. Que véns a dinar o no (véns a dinar)?
    that come.2s to have - lunch or not (come.2s to have - lunch)
    `Are you coming for lunch or not?'
Example #51:

    c. Que parlarà, en Pere, o no parlarà?
    that will- speak the Peter or not will- speak
    `Is Peter going to speak or not?'
Example #52:

    d. Que parlarà o no parlarà, en Pere?
    that will- speak the Peter or not will- speak the Peter
    `Is Peter going to speak or not?'
Example #53:

    (38)   a. Que és gran o petit?               Central Catalan , Balearic Catalan
    that is big or small
    `Is it big or small?'
Example #54:

    b. Que estudies o fas feina, ara?     Balearic Catalan, Tarragonese
    that study.2s or do.2s work now
    `Are you studying or working now?'
Example #55:

    c. Que vols sucre o sacarina?         Balearic Catalan, Tarragonese
    that want sugar or saccharine
    `Would you like sugar or saccharine?'
Example #56:

    (39)   a. - Oi que plou?             Central Catalan (Barcelonese)
    Op that rains
    `It's raining, isn't it?'
Example #57:

    b. - Oi que no plou?
    Op that not rains
    `It isn't raining, is it?
Example #58:

    (40)   a. Que no volies un collaret ? Doncs aquí en tens un.          Central Catalan
    that not wanted.2s a necklace. So here cl. have.2s one
    Didn't you want a necklace? Well, take this one.'
Example #59:

    b. No volies un collaret ? Doncs aquí en tens un.              Central Catalan
    not wanted.2s a necklace. So here cl. have.2s one
    `Didn't you want a necklace? Well, take this one.'
Example #60:

    (47)    a. Que no volies un collaret ? Doncs jo em pensava que en volies un.
    that not wanted.2s a necklace. So I myself thought that cl. wanted.2s one
    `Didn't you want a necklace? I thought you wanted one.'
Example #61:

    b. No volies un collaret ? Doncs jo em pensava que en volies un.
    not wanted.2s a necklace. So I myself thought that cl. wanted.2s one
    `Didn't you want a necklace? I thought you wanted one.'
Example #62:

    (48)   a. Que vindràs a Barcelona? No em pensava pas que ens acompanyessis.
    that will- come.2s to Barcelona. not myself thought neg. that us go- with
    `Are you coming to Barcelona? I didn't think you were coming with us.'
Example #63:

    b. Que vindràs pas a Barcelona? Me pensavi que nos acompanyaries.
    that will- come.2s neg. to Barcelona. myself thought neg. that us go- with
    `Aren't you coming to Barcelona? I thought you were coming with us'
Example #64:

    (49)   a. (Que) vols dir que el termini no és a finals de mes?
    want.2s to say that the deadline not is at end of month
    `Isn't the deadline the end of the month ?'
Example #65:

    b. (Que) vols dir que el termini és a finals de mes?
    want.2s to say that the deadline is at end of month
    `Are you sure that the deadline is the end of the month ?'
Example #66:

    (52)   a. O no estàs bo?                       Majorcan
    or not are.2s good
    `Aren't you well?'
Example #67:

    b. Que no estàs bo?
    that not are.2s good
    `Aren't you well?'
Example #68:

    c. Que és que no estàs bo? Jo pensava que vendries amb jo.
    that os that not are.2s good. I expected that come.cond with I
    `Aren't you well? I expected you to come with me'
Example #69:

    b. Que et penses que tinc quatre mans, jo?
    that you think.2s that have.1s four hands, I
    `Do you think I have four hands?'
Example #70:

    b. No tens en compte que només tinc dues mans, que no puc fer tantes coses.
    things
    many things at once.'
Example #71:

    (56)   a. És una propietat exclusivament humana, la facultat del llenguatge?
    is a capacity exclusively human, the faculty of language
    `Is language faculty an exclusively human capacity?'
Example #72:

    b. No és valuosa la vida?
    not is worthwhile the life
    `Isn't life worthwhile?'
Example #73:

    b. No deus pas pensar que sóc un babau?
    not must.2s neg to- think that am a stupid
    `You don't think I'm stupid, do you?'
Example #74:

    (60)   a. (Que) us penseu que no sé que us voleu escapar?
    that you think.2pl that not know.1s that yourselves want.2pl to escape
    `Do you think I don't know you want to escape?'
Example #75:

    b. Heu de saber que sé que us voleu escapar.
    have.2pl of know that know.1s that yourselves want.2pl to escape
    `Surely you realise that I know you want to escape.'
Example #76:

    (61)    Què us penseu? Que no sé que us voleu escapar?
    that yourselves think.2pl That not know.1s that yourselves want.2pl to escape
    `What do you think? That I don't know you want to escape?
Example #77:

    (63)   a. Speaker A. ­ He parlat amb el president.
    have.1s spoke with the president
    `I have spoken with the president.'
Example #78:

    b. Speaker B. ­ Has parlat amb el president?
    have.2s spoken with the president
    `You've spoken with the president?'
Example #79:

    (65)   a. Speaker A. ­ Has parlat amb el president?
    have.2s spoken with the president
    `Have you spoken with the president?'
Example #80:

    b. Speaker B. ­ Si he parlat amb el president?
    if have.1s spoken with the president
    `Have I spoken with the president!?'
Example #81:

    c. Speaker B. ­ Que si he parlat amb el president?
    That if have.1s spoken with the president
    `Have I spoken with the president!?'
Example #82:

    (66)       a. Em preguntes si he parlat amb el president?
    to- me ask.2s if have.1s spoken with the president
    `Are you asking me whether I have spoken with the president?'
Example #83:

    b. Em preguntes que si he parlat amb el president?
    to- me ask.2s that if have.1s spoken with the president
    `Are you asking me whether I have spoken with the president?'
Example #84:

    (67)       a. Speaker A. - Què ha dit el president?
    what has said the president
    `What did the president say?'
Example #85:

    b. Speaker B. ­ (Que) què ha dit QUI?
    that what has said who
    `Who did who say?'
Example #86:

    (68)       a. Que has parlat AMB QUI?
    that have.2s spoken with whom
    `You have spoken WITH WHOM?
Example #87:

    b. Dius que has parlat AMB QUI?
    say.2s that have.2s spoken with whom
    `You are saying that you have spoken WITH WHOM?'
Example #88:

    (i)        Que què vull?
    that what want.1s
    `Are you asking me what I want?'