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Synonyms for interrogative

Synonyms for interrogative

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood

relating to verbs in the so-called interrogative mood

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relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation

References in classic literature ?
And Madame de Cintre?" he added, with an interrogative inflection.
"Goodbye--goodbye?" I repeated with an inflection interrogative and probably foolish.
For, to what else,' said Mrs General, with a slightly interrogative action of her gloves, 'could I impute--'
"That is as it may be," he replied, answering her glance with an interrogative look which made the poor woman blush.
The propositions expressed in the form of interrogation above are more closely related to declaratives than to interrogatives. The speakers above are not ready to be committed to the validity of their various propositions.
Third person imperative marking is also found in interrogative sentences with 1st or 2nd person addressees, but most of the attested examples are indirect (embedded) interrogatives; cf.
Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, demonstratives, numerals, classifiers, adpositions, auxiliaries, adverbs, conjunctions, interrogatives, particles, and interjections are distinguished.
I heard declarative statements and a few interrogatives, some almost philosophical in nature.
This is implied in the two interrogatives the brother cites in order to dismiss: "Must we of very sooth go home?" (l.
Conducting an analysis of mood involves determining whether clauses are declaratives (statements) or interrogatives (a question that requests information).
In the meantime, we are actively preparing for interrogatives and the discovery phase.
Dewar, East Kilbride.A THEY are referred to as / interrogatives - from the verb interrogate, which means to question.
The researcher approached this question in the context of structure-dependence in language acquisition, specifically in relation to auxiliary fronting in interrogatives (the ability to form the correct interrogative out of declarative based on right movement when the sentence has an auxiliary verb within the subject NP, and thus the auxiliary that appears initially would not be the first auxiliary in the declarative, providing evidence for correct auxiliary fronting).
That flow of interrogatives beat down all opposition.
As shown in Table 5, there are two conventionally indirect strategies: preparatory strategies (active and passive voice) and interrogatives.