In linguistics and grammar, the interrogative mood (abbreviated INT) is an epistemic grammatical mood used for asking questions by inflecting the main verb. Its occurrence is rare.
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... Very few languages have an interrogative mood ... For most languages, there is no special question-asking mood ... The switched subject can later result in grammatically interrogative endings generating an interrogative mood as in most varieties of Venetian — e.g ...
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