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Contact: Dr. Susanne Maria Michaelis
michaelis@eva.mpg.de
49-034-135-50317
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

World Atlas

Caption: This shows the position of question-words in 76 mixed languages around the world (red: fronted, e.g. What do you see?, blue: not fronted, e.g. You see what?).

Credit: Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures Online

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