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Exclamative
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Exclamatives are characteristically used to express a high degree interpretation, as in the following example:

Example 1

Wat is dat boek spannend!
what is that book exciting
What an exciting book!
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Exclamatives are characteristically used to express a high degree interpretation:

Example 2

a. Wat is dat boek spannend!
what is that book exciting
What an exciting book!
b. Spannend dat dat boek is!
exciting that that book is
That book is so exciting!

The exclamative watwhat is preferably separated from the adjective with which it is construed:

Example 3

?Wat spannend is dat boek!
how exiting is that book
How exciting that book is!
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