Irrealis Mood

Irrealis moods (abbreviated IRR) are the main set of grammatical moods that indicate that a certain situation or action is not known to have happened as the speaker is talking.

Every language has a formula for the unreal. The Indigenous languages of the Pacific Northwest have as many as five levels of "unreality."

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Less Common Irrealis Moods - Interrogative
... The interrogative mood (abbreviated INT) is used for asking questions ... Most languages do not have a special mood for asking questions, but Welsh and Nenets do ...

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