An Analysis of Kinds, Function, and Position of Question Words in English and Bahasa Batak Toba 2020
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Having done the analysis of the data, it can be concluded that English and Toba Batak question words have similarities and differences in some aspects. English has nine question words, they are: Who, Whom, What, Where, When, Why, How, Which, and Whose. While in Batak Toba, there are eleven question words, they are: Aha, Ise, Boha, Dia, Andigan, Nandigan, Piga, Sadia, Boasa, Mahua, and Marhua. English question words come at the beginning or in the middle and Batak Toba question words come at the beginning, middle or the end of interrogative sentences. In addition, there are changes of auxiliary or verb form according to the time (tenses) and form of the noun (singular/plural) but not in Batak Toba. It can also be concluded that English and Batak Toba are used to ask for person, place, time, thing, reason, manner, activity and possession.
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