Other equally important observations about the distribution of interrogative sentences
, especially unique to the British newspapers, which have the highest representation of this type of sentence, include the following:
Question-word interrogative sentences
: e.g., koja miravi?
In English, do and does are the dummy auxiliaries that stay to fulfil the structural need of the negative and interrogative sentences
. Some learners prefer the usage of does to do.
are the least codified means for the performance of orders.
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.
The syntax-prosody interface: Catalan interrogative sentences
headed by que.
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.
An example would be the role of enclitic li in interrogative sentences
of Russian and other Slavic languages, not to mention the role of clausal typing particles in numerous East and South East Asian languages.
Fathers and mothers were found to be similar in the number of verbs employed; in the proportion of verbs, modifiers, and pronouns used; and in the frequency of declarative and interrogative sentences
directed to children (Golinkoff & Ames, 1979; Hummell, 1982; Kavanaugh & Jen, 1981; Lewis & Gregory, 1987).
Haegemann also reinforces the parallelism existing between the syntax of negative and interrogative sentences
, something she had already explored in previous works (1993, 1995).