interrogative sentence


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Synonyms for interrogative sentence

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

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i] is an interrogative sentence, the questioned part of [q.
Furthermore, orders can also be expressed through the use of declarative and interrogative sentences.
Compare, for example, the following interrogative sentences in the Estonian subdialect Kihnu (1), Latvian (2), and Kuronian Livonian (3):
One may thus sum up his view as follows: Interrogative sentences denote partitions.
In general, interrogative sentences fall into one of four distinct categories: (1) questions formed with interrogative words; (2) questions requiring "yes" or "no" answers; (3) alternative questions; and (4) affirmative-negative questions.
Because of this, the interrogative sentence type is adapted for illocutionary acts like requesting which feature a high degree of the addressee's optionality.
These are integrated tense system, syntactic parallelism, inversion and interrogative sentences.
In English, do and does are the dummy auxiliaries that stay to fulfil the structural need of the negative and interrogative sentences.
The Syntax-prosody Interface: Catalan Interrogative Sentences Headed by que.
Then in both the declarative and interrogative sentences, it is raised from Spec-VP to Spec-IP.
The next section is an analysis of the interrogative sentences in order to determine whether all CPs are weak heads and hence explaining the in situ position of its C items in their lower position as the complement of VP.
This paper is an attempt at discovering the intricacies of the intonation patterns of different types of interrogative sentences in Modern Conversational Persian, hereafter referred to as Persian, spoken in Tehran, the capital city of Iran.
The "practice of particularity" entails speaking in declarative sentences when speaking of one's own tradition, and speaking in interrogative sentences when speaking of the other's tradition.
It is fascinating that two of these "reactions" are interrogative sentences, since they literally illustrate a kind of "internal dialogue" in the narrator's mind.