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Nominal Arguments and Language Variation

Li Julie Jiang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190084165
eISBN:
9780190084202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084165.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book investigates nominal arguments in classifier languages. A long-held claim is that classifier languages do not have overt article determiners (D). This book, however, brings to the forefront ... More


Cumulative MOST

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin and Ion Giurgea

in Majority Quantification and Quantity Superlatives: A Crosslinguistic Analysis of Most

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198791249
eISBN:
9780191833694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791249.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

In German, Scandinavian, and Basque, proportional MOST can combine not only with count plural NPs but also with mass NPs, and correlatively allows collective predicates in the nuclear scope. After ... More


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