Max Planck Institute
for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics

Typological tools for field linguistics


A Typological Questionnaire on Imperative Constructions

This questionnaire contains a tentative list of questions to be answered by any typologically oriented study of imperative sentences in a specific language based on the model proposed in Chapter 1 of Typology of Imperative Constructions, ed. V.S. Xrakovskij, Lincom Studies in Theoretical Linguistics, 09 (2001)..

The questionnaire
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Developed by
Viktor S. Xrakovskij, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistic Research, St. Petersburg