As in Bantu, the verb presents a multiplicity of forms, including one present, three past and future tenses, with personal endings complete, passive, interrogative, conditional, elective, negative and other forms, each with its proper participial inflexions.
The verb may be preceded by an affirmative, a negative, or an interrogative particle.
In a simple interrogative sentence the introductory particle before the verb is a, and the positive answer consists in a repetition of the verb; a ddaw Dafydd ?
Quien, the interrogative pronoun which has taken the place of the old qul, seems to come from q u e rn.
Pierre looked at Timokhin with the condescendingly interrogative smile with which everybody involuntarily addressed that officer.