WH-word

Related to WH-word: Interrogatives

WH-word

or wh-word

(ˈdʌb əl yuˈeɪtʃˌwɜrd)

n.
an interrogative or relative pronoun in English, typically beginning with wh-, as what, why, where, which, who, or how.
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The grammar words that have emerged as collocators are the following prepositions and conjunctions: against (collocating with declare, pronounce 2), among (collocating with elect), as (in agreement with appoint and elect), between (with elect), by (with all), for (with declare and pronounce 1), from (two meanings, with excommunicate and elect), on (declare and pronounce 2), that (declare 2, pronounce 2), to (appoint and elect), wh-word (declare).
wh-word (what, which, when, where, who, why, how)--know--I want to tell you why she left (= 'I want to tell you what I know about the reason of her leaving').
The wh-word man 'who' in (40) is used to refer to an individuated set of persons or a single person out of a set of possible persons who could have arrived.
Wh-words change from interrogative pronouns to indefinite pronouns or quantifiers when the enclitic -mm is attached to them:
This suggests very strongly that sluicing is not fed by wh-movement, even though much of the literature suggests otherwise, since wh-movement in Dutch does not allow for preposition stranding, except when the wh-word is also an R-word: waar.
lexical, phrasal and sentential, whereby the featural architecture of the single wh-word represented in (2) is recursively embedded in the aforementioned levels.
It is then plausible to assume that the lexical entry itself of a wh-word is not specified for clause-type.
The next subsection deals with questions having a WH-word, i.
In this sentence, which has the order S PP O V (14), every element can be questioned about using a WH-word.
Wh-questions in Jibbali make use of wh-words that may be grouped into two groups: nominal and adverbial as follows:
The difference is that Zoque does not have relative clauses introduced by wh-words or complementizers, and it lacks copula verbs.