Polar Questions WALS

In-depth description: Only at WALS
Values:
Conlangs:
Question particle (236 languages)
Interrogative verb morphology (77 languages)
Mixture of previous two types (17 languages)
Interrogative word order (18 languages)
Absence of declarative morphemes (1 language)
Interrogative intonation only (32 languages)
No interrogative-declarative distinction (7 languages)
Natlangs:
Question particle (80 languages)
Interrogative verb morphology (16 languages)
Mixture of previous two types (2 languages)
Interrogative word order (3 languages)
Absence of declarative morphemes (0 languages)
Interrogative intonation only (17 languages)
No interrogative-declarative distinction (1 language)
Pygal002020404060608080100100120120140140160160180180200200220220Question partic…Question particleInterrogative v…Interrogative verb morphologyMixture of prev…Mixture of previous two typesInterrogative w…Interrogative word orderAbsence of decl…Absence of declarative morphemesInterrogative i…Interrogative intonation onlyNo interrogativ…No interrogative-declarative distinction23642.230769230769226247.5Question particle77142.78021978021977407.83450130378094Interrogative verb morphology17243.32967032967034468.3380867014341Mixture of previous two types18343.8791208791208467.32969361147326Interrogative word order1444.4285714285714484.47237614080836Absence of declarative morphemes32544.978021978022453.21219035202085Interrogative intonation only7645.5274725274726478.422017601043No interrogative-declarative distinction8086.47252747252747404.8093220338983Question particle16187.02197802197801469.34647979139504Interrogative verb morphology2287.57142857142856483.46398305084745Mixture of previous two types3388.12087912087907482.4555899608865Interrogative word order0488.67032967032964485.4807692307692Absence of declarative morphemes17589.2197802197802468.3380867014341Interrogative intonation only1689.7692307692308484.47237614080836No interrogative-declarative distinctionConlangNatlang