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A Semantic Classification of Co-compounds

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a semantic classification of co-compounds based on the semantic relationship between parts and whole, drawing mainly on material from central Eurasian languages. A distinction ... More


Covert distributivity

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter considers how verb phrases such as build a raft optionally acquire a distributive interpretation, and reformulates the covert distributivity operators of Link 1987 (the atomic D ... More


Overt distributivity

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explains the crosslinguistic semantic differences between distance-distributive items such as English each and German jeweils by treating them as overt versions of the atomic ... More


Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Lucas Champollion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Why can I tell you that I ran for five minutes but not that I *ran all the way to the store for five minutes? Why can you say that there are five pounds of books in this package if it contains ... More


Proof Nets for the Lambek–Grishin Calculus

Moortgat Michael and Moot Richard

in Quantum Physics and Linguistics: A Compositional, Diagrammatic Discourse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646296
eISBN:
9780191747847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646296.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Grishin's generalization of Lambek's syntactic calculus combines a non-commutative multiplicative conjunction and its residuals (product, left and right division) with a dual family: multiplicative ... More


Distributional Scope of Plurals

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Downward distribution of the nonspecific and counting existentials is not possible under generalized quantifier semantics of the nominals since they cannot invert scope. This is evident in the ... More


Strategies of Quantification

Kook-Hee Gil, Stephen Harlow, and George Tsoulas (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692439
eISBN:
9780191744891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692439.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Quantification has been at the heart of research in the syntax and semantics of natural language since Aristotle. The last few decades have seen an explosion of detailed studies of the syntax and ... More


Introduction

Kook‐Hee Gil and George Tsoulas

in Strategies of Quantification

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692439
eISBN:
9780191744891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692439.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter paints a general picture of the specific research background against which the papers in this volume were developed. Rather than focusing on specific issues relating to the chapters ... More


Overview

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides a general introduction and presents the central ideas and the structure of the book. Four semantic oppositions are introduced, which are closely associated with the domains ... More


The theory

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter presents stratified reference as an answer to the question how to capture the difference between boundedness and unboundedness. The parallelism between the telic/atelic, ... More


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