Category:Simple Clauses
Feature:Polar Questions WALS
Name:Question particle
Languages (326):
Conlangs (246):
Lojban
Kamakawi
Terkunan
SASXSEK
Livagian [phonologically]
Poswa
Minza
Gevey
Rnihonön
Rhean
Hasu Khomiyo
Jaibi
inapo-sakai
Isuhuwum
Quenya
Jarolim
Raitoliste
Skerre
Torain
Classical Arithide
Modern Arithide
Adeyan
Esperanto
Neo-Khitanese
Celíminé
Gogido
Lajik
Dahilese
Rejistanian
su? ;-)
Ryupisasa
Shsiwhe Luwur
Tersales
'Yemls
Taruven
Wenedyk
Tine
Tinzirean
Asha'ille
FIAL
HAI
Alopian
Sjal
Naisek
SIAL
Lhenazi
Longrimol
Ouxu
Nova
Fila
Rossan
Neimalu
Missa
Vitruvian
Dacayan
Surang Jumbar
Wilas
Kono Mai
matorian
Ishtol
Kangir
Kazujisha
draga
Proto-Kunnu-lujungo
Polar questions make use of both a clitic and changed word order. The questioned word is moved to the beginning of the sentence, no matter where it would have been in a declarative sentence.
TIAL
Ngovasi
Uirian
Thiuas
Lemohai
Taiwazaiho
Lhueslue
Sentalian
Gac
Ngaru
Avrelang
Liu
Raig
nedefinati
Dahu
Ataican
Laroitian
Kemba
Patakasama
Endehl
Mîrkšam
Renge-Terra
Zorillo
Standard Ancaron
Lonmai Luna
Na'vi
Majlang
Moten
Sakawi
Nevotak
Rammy
Himmaswa

Himmaswa has several question particles depending on grammar and context. Examples:

'lok' - Neutral question particle for polar questions.

'ayt' - Neutral question particle used with question words.

'deu' - informal question particle, often used to show interest. Replaces 'lok', and may replace or be used in conjunction with 'ayt'

'gor'; 'gaa' - Polite softener, occurs in both requests and statements of e.g. apology. Replaces 'lok' and 'ayt'.

'jiagor' - used in formal requests. Replaces 'lok' and 'ayt'.

Proto-Frinthan
Meftla
yiqa' yiywos
toka na musume
Arka
Nayraki
Town Speech
Latha
Sarikan
Poeplish
Alahithian
Mandalorian
Loglan
Kiswona
Okuna
Barbane
Baronh
Laadan
Ebo Lingai
westcontinental Ngyamkyehe language
Pupupulandish
Alakulian
Modern low Ponuhi
Tatari Faran
Nahakhontl
Başam
Applelang
Ndok Aisô
Old Lonmai luna
Meditsrai
Kaujasakka
Inilt
Prydonian High Gallifreyan
Old Zarcosian
Seto ka'palo
Thensarian
Maksinaunminverbe
Proto-Angelic
Begonian
Linvongo
Snahhian
Tizian
G70200
Alashian
Old Nevotak
Raxic
Fayn
Eranai
Ilaini
Nevashi
Satang
Proto-Zachydic
Levran The particle 'vu' is placed at the beginning of polar questions.
Kamëzet
Kiitra
The question particle "f'taa" is also used by itself, as the equivalent of the English "Huh?"/"Eh?"; the phrase "f'taa miirvan" (question-particle please) is equivalent to English "Come again?"/"Excuse me?"/"Pardon?" or German "Bitte?"
Wally Toxic
Ixe Wa
Sunbyaku
Isolating thing inspired by mesoamerican and southeast asian
Ronc Tyu
LipTalk
Jajuna
Minhast
Kaidu
Nuim
Mezhat
Ekorat
Cikap
Proto-Toroq
Nizhmel
Traup
Averagelang
Spraka
Hy'Bae
Qhirem
Omayna
Workinprogressian
Valthungian
Lwaitel
Necarasso Cryssesa
Temporary1
Jutean
Pach'o
Suiacuili
Ba'eni
Kaingu
Haotyetpi
Ame language
Classical Uraki
Lántas
Iloyan
bal'ukbar
Arcaicam Esperantom
Ido
Mondlango
Naharqan
Abasut
Nattoretan
diSellat
Tasza
Kirronga
Leom
Luquv
Ɣu
Kotava
Numi
Draconic
Ganur Lon
Khan Nilau Khaftim
EML
Weakwan
Gravgaln
Proto-Dahu-Kemba
Common Honey
Kachan
Firen
Selade
Pejlanrau Khanech Khaftim
Etelegbe
Dragonian
Kolyma Ainu
Xingish
Illicraic
Ancient Caspian
INS
Nomikan
CALS Average Feature Values
Average Conlang
Ythnandosian
griuskant
Ilcharotic
Atlam
Voksigid
Dunia
Lingwa de Planeta
Lingua Franca Nova
Novial
Vayardyio
Pandunia (Inflected)
Dothraki
Bologau
Intal
Asokon
Polarian
Gavaro
Q.T. Lingua Franca
Kavrinian
Chlouvanem
Huttese (fanmade)
Hallon

Natlangs (80):
Mandarin
French
Hungarian
Indonesian
Japanese
Russian
Turkish
Finnish
Arabic (Egyptian)
Ainu
Amele
Arapesh
Asmat
Awa Pit
Bagirmi
Berber (Middle Atlas)
Basque
Chamorro
Canela-Kraho
Evenki
Ewe
Grebo
Greek (Modern)
Guarani
Hausa
Hebrew (Modern)
Hindi
Hmong Njua
Imonda
Ju|'hoan
Ket
Kewa
Koromfe
Khalkha
Khmer
Khoekhoe
Khasi
Kiowa
Kannada
Kobon
Kutenai
Latvian
Lavukaleve
Lakhota
Luvale
Malagasy
Mapudungun
Maung
Maybrat
Meithei
Mangarrayi
Ngiyambaa
Nivkh
Nunggubuyu
Oneida
Persian
Quechua (Imbabura)
Rapanui
Sango
Shipibo-Konibo
Slave
Supyire
Swahili
Tagalog
Thai
Tiwi
Tukang Besi
Vietnamese
Wichi
Wichita
Yagua
Yaqui
Zulu
Polish
Cree (Plains)
Mundari
Koyraboro Senni
Coos (Hanis)
Urubu-Kaapor
Irish