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Epilogue

J. Rijkhoff

in The Noun Phrase

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198237822
eISBN:
9780191706776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237822.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book has presented a cross-linguistic overview of the constituents that together make up the integral noun phrase (NP). Most NP constituents were discussed in some detail, including articles, ... More


Objects

David Kemmerer

in Concepts in the Brain: The View From Cross-linguistic Diversity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190682620
eISBN:
9780190682651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

It is tempting to suppose that all languages represent objects in comparable ways. Typological research has shown, however, that while there are many cross-linguistic similarities in this semantic ... More


Beyond the classifier/gender dichotomy: The role of flexibility in a more integrated typology of nominal classification

Ruth Singer

in Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198795438
eISBN:
9780191836732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795438.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The entrenched nature of the gender/classifier dichotomy stands in the way of better typologies of nominal classification. How can we move beyond it to a more integrated view of nominal ... More


Decomposing the mass/count distinction: Evidence from languages that lack it *

Martina Wiltschko

in Count and Mass Across Languages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654277
eISBN:
9780191746048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654277.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter establishes that not all languages have a grammaticized mass/count distinction and consequently we have to distinguish between ontological properties associated with nouns and ... More


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