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Hi! I am working on the internal composition of quantifiers such as English "at most," "few," etc. (downward-entailing (DE) quantifiers), as exemplified in (1):
(1) John bought at most two/few/fewer than two/no books at the book fair.
What is the shape of these quantifiers in other languages? Are they morphologically complex? Or are they like English "few," where there doesn't seem to be any internal structure to the word? It would be very useful for me if you could translate the above sentences into your native language and send them to me at luisa.martihum.uit.no. Please include a gloss for the whole sentence, as well as a gloss for the different pieces of the DE quantifiers if indeed in your language such quantifiers are morphologically transparent. I'll post a summary with the results.