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Plural Semantics, Reduplication, and Numeral Modification in Indonesian

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Patterns of plural marking and numeral modification in Indonesian provide an interesting test bed for theories of the semantics of numeral classifiers and plurality. Cross-linguistically, the presence of numeral classifiers in a language is strongly connected with the absence or optionality of plural marking; this generalization is the basis of Chierchia's (1998a, 1998b) nominal mapping parameter and also accords with established typological generalizations (Greenberg, 1972), (Aikhenvald, 200...

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10.1093/jos/ffr015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF SEMANTICS
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
229-260
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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EISSN:
1477-4593
ISSN:
0167-5133
Source identifiers:
175742
Language:
English
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pubs:175742
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uuid:62270c2a-1eab-47b1-b8a0-bc9f0e127c83
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pubs:175742
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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