The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Lydia Grebenyova (2006). MULTIPLE INTERROGATIVES.

URL: http://www3.baylor.edu/~Lydia_Grebenyova/Dissertation_final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4038&langcode=sin (2019-05-19).


Example #1:

    (93) a. Ranjit [kau d aawa kiyla] danne?                                       Sinhala
    Ranjit who Q came that     know-E
    `Who does Ranjit know that came?'                   (Kishimoto 1997:6)
Example #2:

    b. *Oyaa [kau d liypu pot] kieuwe?
    you who Q wrote book read-E
    `Who did you read the book that wrote?'
Example #3:

    c. Oyaa [ kauru liypu pot] d kieuwe?
    you    who wrote book Q read-E
    `Who did you read the book that wrote?'             (Kishimoto 1992:56)
Example #4:

    (100) a. Kauru mokak d kieuwe?                                                Sinhala
    who what      Q read-E
    'Who read what?'
Example #5:

    b. *Kau d mokak kieuwe?
    who Q what     read-E
    'Who read what?'