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Joachim Sabel (2000). Partial Wh-Movement and The Typology of Wh-Questions.

URL: http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/sabel/PartialMovement.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3291&langcode=dua (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    b. Njai o bodi *(no)        ti moni ?
    who you give prtcl          money
    `Who did you give the    money to?'
Example #2:

    (42)   a. *Nje neni Kuo a bodi no ?
    what how K. he do
    `What how did Kuo?'
Example #3:

    b. *Nja njika ponda mama a-alane no o don ?
    who wh-time     mother she-take   to market
    `Who when did mother take to the market?'
Example #4:

    (44)   a. Wa pula na nja a ya           mba ?
    you want that who he come me
    `Who do you want to come, me?'
Example #5:

    (46) *moto [ nyenaj na nyaka        no [ nja mutoi tj bai  ti ]]
    man who       I am-astonished      who woman married
    (the man whoj I wonder which womani tj married ti )
Example #6:

    b. Nja o bodi no        moni ?
    who you give prtcl money
    `Who did you give the money to?'