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From Late Latin interrogativus.
- Asking or denoting a question; pertaining to inquiry; questioning: as, an interrogative phrase, pronoun, or point; an interrogative look or tone of voice.
- 1877: William Dwight Whitney, Essentials of English Grammar for the Use of Schools §470
- The regular place of the interrogative word, of whatever kind, is at the beginning of the sentence, or as near it as possible.
- (grammar) A word (pronoun, pronominal adjective, or adverb) implying interrogation, or used for asking a question: why, who, when, etc.
- (rare) A question; an interrogation.
- 1819: Sir Walter Scott, A Legend of Montrose, xii
- "Who are you, sir, and what is your business?" demanded the Marquis... "That is a fair interrogative, my lord," answered Dalgetty.
- "interrogative" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
- Feminine form of interrogativo.
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