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Well, to start with, they aren't actually the same "word", as they have a different vowel. The e in -ne is short whilst the e in ne is long. Also, the non-enclitic ne is not primarily an interrogative word at all but a subordinating conjunction that introduces negative clauses that would be introduced by ut if not negative (though the other way around with ...


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To state a question (direct or indirect) in Classical and Medieval Latin, you always need a question marker. These can be either: interrogative pronouns or adjectives (e.g. Quis venit?, In quae via ambulat?, Per quod medium probas?, etc.), interrogative adverbs (e.g. Ubi estis?, Quousque tandem abutere?, Num venit?, Quaesivi ne indices, Quaesitum utrum ...


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