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What is interrogative mood?

 

Definition
 

An interrogative mood is an epistemic mood that signals that the speaker wishes to elicit information concerning the content of his or her utterance from the addressee.

Generic
  An interrogative mood is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Nida 1949 168

 

Palmer 1986 30–31


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