A preliminary investigation of the formation of constituent questions in Karata (Nakh-Daghestanian)

Jeremy Pasquereau, Rashidat Khalidova

Abstract


This paper gives a first description of the formation of constituent questions in the understudied Karata language. It gives the first description of constituent questions in this language and argues that they exhibit the characteristics predicted of type 4 languages by Cable 2010's theory.


Keywords


question particle; constituent questions; Karata; Caucasian

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v2i0.4081

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