Strategies of quantification

This book considers the ways natural languages vary with respect to their realisation of quantificational notions. Drawing on data from English, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Hausa and others, the authors also link the variation in the expression of quantification to the notions of polarity se...

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Main Author: Gil, Kook-Hee
Other Authors: Harlow, Stephen, Tsoulas, George
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics / Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book considers the ways natural languages vary with respect to their realisation of quantificational notions. Drawing on data from English, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Hausa and others, the authors also link the variation in the expression of quantification to the notions of polarity sensitivity free-choice and indefiniteness
Physical Description:1 online resource ill
ISBN:9780191744891