This article will introduce basic question words (Interrogative words) in KiLiKi.
koovae is the word for the noun question and koovaeni is the verb to question. The phonetic inverse veku is the word for the noun answer and vekuni is the verb to answer or reply.
Wee can use the question marker *kve to almost any word to convert it to a question.
ka*kve is the question word for seeking information about something or someone. It is equivalent to interrogative pronoun what in English.
fa*kve is question word equivalent to the English interrogative pronoun who, and seeks to know which person.
cha*kve is the word to question the location of something or someone. It is the equivalent to the English interrogative adverb where.
tik*kve is the question word to ask at what time? It is the equivalent of English interrogative adverb when.
ha*kve is the question word to ask in what way? or in which manner? It is the equivalent to the English interrogative adverb how
na*kve is the question word that asks to specify one, from a set of things. It is the equivalent of the Engish interrogative pronoun which
kari*kve is the question word that asks for reason or purpose of an action. It is the equivalent of the English interrogative adverb why.
fi*kve is the question word to ask for the position of something or someone in an ordered set. It does not have an English equivalent, so the translation in the image below is just a rough translation of how we can say it in English.
The answer to the above question can be unoa-fi (1st), dunoa-fi(2nd), movoa-fi(3rd) or any such number like dun-tam-siboa-fi (26th).
Now you know how to ask questions in KiLiKi. We learn about the worlds outside and inside by asking questions. Keep questioning. We will get our answers one day.