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Interrogative Sentences
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1. Introduction

The term ‘interrogative sentences’ as a syntactic type refers to sentences of a certain structure, that is to a linguistic entity. The term ‘question’ refers to the utterance’s content, to its meaning, to the logical entity. The two terms are not synonymous, since an interrogative sentence may also be used to express non-interrogati…

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Burstein, Ruth, “Interrogative Sentences”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_SIM_000547>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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