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Description

1. How do you make fire?
2. How do you get home from here?

Interrogative pronoun.

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Wordlist: all

ID Language Source Form Phonological Form Notes Cognate Class
80 Hittite māhhan E View
81 Tocharian A mänt E View
82 Tocharian B mäkte E View
88 Albanian KJYSH, SI B View
143 Standard Albanian si Also 'as'. Several possible etymologies ... B View
2 Albanian Sicily SI B View
4 Albanian Corinth SI B View
3 Albanian Gheg KJYSH, SI B View
6 Albanian Tosk SI B View
110 Ancient Greek πῶς pɔːs Indeclinable. B View
32 Greek πώς po̞s B View
31 Greek Lesbos POS B View
129 Classical Armenian զիարդ ziard View
129 Classical Armenian որպէս orpēs View
8 Armenian Eastern ինչպես inʧʰˈpɛs C View
8 Armenian Eastern ոնց onc' View
7 Armenian Western ինչպէս inʧʰˈbɛs C View
128 Avestan čū B View
136 Sogdian c’ Sogdian B View
75 Wakhi TSERUNG B View
9 Baluchi CHACCHO, CHON, CHO B View
137 Zazaki čitur B View
137 Zazaki senīn A View
72 Tajik CI TAVR, CI XEL B View
54 Persian chetowr tʃʰetou̯ɾ B View
77 Waziri TSANGRA B View
1 Pashto CENGA B View
138 Shughni ca B View
138 Shughni ar-di F View
139 Sarikoli ca B View
52 Ossetic kuyd kwɨd B View
124 Ossetic Iron kʷyd kʷyd B View
125 Ossetic Digor kud kud B View
105 Vedic Sanskrit kathā́ B View
162 Pāḷī kathaŋ B View
41 Khaskura KASTO, KASTARI B View
51 Nepali kəso, kəsto kəso, kəsto B View
106 Assamese kɛnɛkɔi kɛnɛkɔi B View
102 Oriya kemiti kemiti B View
10 Bengali KEMON B View
111 Bihari kena kena AF konā, ‘how, in what ... B View
144 Magahi कइसे kəise B View
104 Marwari kyānna Chaur.(?), AF kasyāṃ; kasēka; kaiṃyāṃu ... B View
35 Hindi KESA B View
119 Urdu کیسے kɛse B View
103 Sindhi kiian ‘how, in what way’ B View
43 Lahnda KIWE B View
53 Punjabi KIS+TERA B View
33 Gujarati kem kɛm B View
50 Marathi kasa 'kəsə B View
40 Kashmiri KETHA B View
65 Sinhalese KOHOMADA B View
34 Romani Greece SAR H View
100 Old Church Slavonic како kɑkɔ An alternative lexeme would be ... B View
95 Serbo-Croatian kako ˈkǎkɔ B View
15 Bulgarian как kak B View
92 Macedonian како ˈkakɔ B View
60 Russian как kak B View
55 Polish jak jak D View
16 Belarusian як jak D View
73 Ukrainian як jak D View
66 Slovak ako ˈakɔ D View
18 Czech jak jak D View
48 Sorbian Upper kak kak B View
47 Sorbian Lower kak kak B View
97 Slovenian kako kaˈkǒː, kaˈkôː B View
108 Old Prussian kai rel. = relative pron.? B View
44 Latvian B View
46 Lithuanian KAIP B View
109 Old Norse hvé ɣveː AF (hvernig) hversu B View
36 Icelandic hve ɣvɛː B View
23 Faroese hvussu ˈkʰʊsːʊ B View
58 Norwegian Riksmal hvorledes ˈʋùːɭeːdəs B View
159 Stavangersk koss, kolles kusː, ˈkulːəs B View
157 Old Swedish huru huːru B View
69 Swedish hur hʉ:r B View
71 Swedish Vilhelmina HORA B View
70 Swedish Uppland HUR B View
145 Elfdalian ur; ukin ʉːr; ˈʉ̀kɪn B View
20 Danish hvorledes vɒˈle:ðəs B View
158 Danish Fjolde vunt vund B View
160 Old Gutnish huru B View
161 Gutnish Lau hur huːr B View
99 Old English hū B View
22 English how haʊ B View
26 Frisian HO'T B View
21 Dutch hoe hu B View
24 Flemish HOE B View
83 Afrikaans HOE B View
126 Old High German wuo B View
126 Old High German wio B View
27 German wie vi: B View
86 Pennsylvania Dutch WIE B View
120 Luxembourgish wéi B View
121 German Switzerland wie B View
107 Gothic ƕaiwa B View
112 Latin quōmodo ˈkʷoːmodo Univerbation of phrase quō modō ... B View
112 Latin quam kʷam EXCLUDED. (B) View
112 Latin quī kʷiː Old ablative, locative, or instrumental ... B View
17 Catalan com kɔm Removed QUANT. B View
56 Portuguese como 'komu B View
68 Spanish como 'komo B View
61 Sardinian Cagliari KOMMENTI B View
62 Sardinian Logudoro COMENTE B View
63 Sardinian Nuoro KOMENTE B View
85 French Creole Dominica KUMA B View
76 Walloon KIMINT B View
25 French comment kɔmɑ̃ B View
57 Provencal COUME B View
42 Ladin QUANT B View
123 Romansh co B View
122 Friulian cemût B View
39 Italian come 'kome B View
59 Romanian cum kum B View
74 Vlach KU B View
127 Old Irish cía cruth kʹi:ə kruθ B View
101 Middle Cornish fatəel fatəel AF fatell View
101 Middle Cornish ass as View
172 Middle Breton penaus, pennaus, penos, penaux, penaulx peˈnaus, ˈpenoːs Consists of the interrogative pe ... B View
12 Breton penaos peˈnoːs B View
79 Welsh pa B View
79 Welsh sut (G) View
38 Irish conas cionnas is a dialectal variant B View
115 Scottish Gaelic ciamar B View
115 Scottish Gaelic cionnas (B) View
5 [Legacy] Albanian T SI B View
29 [Legacy] Greek K POS B View
28 [Legacy] Greek D POS B View
30 [Legacy] Greek Md POS B View
64 [Legacy] Serbocroatian KAKO additional suffix -KO (maybe cognate ... B View
113 [Legacy] Serbian kako kâko additional suffix -KO (maybe cognate ... B View
89 [Legacy] Bulgarian P KAK additional suffix -KO (maybe cognate ... B View
49 [Legacy] Macedonian KAKO additional suffix -KO (maybe cognate ... B View
94 [Legacy] Russian P KAK additional suffix -KO (maybe cognate ... B View
93 [Legacy] Polish P JAK D View
90 [Legacy] Byelorussian P JAK D View
98 [Legacy] Ukrainian P JAK D View
19 [Legacy] Czech E YAK D View
96 [Legacy] Slovak P AKO D View
91 [Legacy] Czech P JAK D View
67 [Legacy] Slovenian KAKO additional suffix -KO (maybe cognate ... B View
45 [Legacy] Lithuanian O KAIP B View
11 [Legacy] Brazilian COMO B View
142 [Legacy] German Munich wie B View
84 [Legacy] French Creole C KUMA B View
14 [Legacy] Breton St penaos pẽ'nɔ:s B View
13 [Legacy] Breton Se PENAOS B View
78 [Legacy] Welsh C SUT G View
37 [Legacy] Irish A CONAS B View