Interrogative sentence example
The verb may be preceded by an affirmative, a negative, or an interrogative particle.
The interrogative pronouns are substantival pwy ?
There are personal, demonstrative, interrogative and reflexive pronouns, as well as an indefinite article, which is also the numeral for " one."
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 ?
In the third example it would be the interrogative pronoun "was."Advertisement
In sentences in which a noun comes first, the interrogative particle is ai, and the answer is always, positive tie, negative nage; as ai Dafydd a ddaw ?
Demonstrative adjectives and adverbs are formed by prefixing the syllable ha (=ecce, " behold") to other pronominal elements, and interrogatives similarly by prefixing the interrogative syllable ay; but there are other interrogative pronouns.
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.
In negative and interrogative sentences this rhetorical use does not occur.
Quien, the interrogative pronoun which has taken the place of the old qul, seems to come from q u e rn.Advertisement