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Nominal Subcategories: Seinsarten

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/9780198237822.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter investigates certain morpho-syntactic and semantic properties of both flexible and distinct nouns that are employed in languages across the world to refer to a singular discrete spatial ... More


Bare Habituals and Singular Indefinites ∗

Patricia Cabredo Hofherr

in Genericity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691807
eISBN:
9780191745775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691807.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines bare habitual sentences in three languages that allow bare singular count nouns in argument position: Brazilian Portuguese, Modern Hebrew, and Somali. The following claims are ... More


Articles

Steve Hart

in English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents the different types of article occurring in English and introduces the concept of definiteness to understand which article should be used for which situation. The chapter ... More


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