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LINGUIST List 19.522

Wed Feb 13 2008

Qs: Article Typology

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        1.    Gavin Austin, Article Typology


Message 1: Article Typology
Date: 11-Feb-2008
From: Gavin Austin <gaustin2une.edu.au>
Subject: Article Typology
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Dear colleagues,

I have a query relating to article typology. I’m interested in finding
examples of the following patterns if they are known to exist. (Sinhala is
an example of (1), but I’d like to find a couple more examples.)

(1) singular: definite article: NO; indefinite article: YES
plural: definite article: NO; indefinite article: NO

(2) singular: definite article: YES; indefinite article: NO
plural: definite article: NO; indefinite article: NO

(3) singular: definite article: NO; indefinite article: NO
plural: definite article: YES; indefinite article: NO

(4) singular: definite article: NO; indefinite article: NO
plural: definite article: NO; indefinite article: YES

(5) singular: definite article: NO; indefinite article: YES
plural: definite article: NO; indefinite article: YES

I’d be very grateful for any help with this.

Best,

Gavin Austin
U of New England

Linguistic Field(s): Typology



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