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Title: The Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas
Edited By: Ji-Yung Kim
Adam Werle
Series Title: University of Massachusetts Occassional Papers in Linguistics 25 (UMOP 25).
Description:

L Bar-el: Plurality in Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish Salish): A Look at
Reduplication o J. Bohnemeyer Argument and Event Structure in Yukatek
Verb Classes; B. Bruening & V. Lin: Discontinuous Ps and LF
Interference Effects in Passamaquoddy; M. Diesing: Multiple uestions
In and About Yiddish; M. Faller: The Problem of uechua -nka:
Distributivity vs. Group Forming Yiddish A Salish Stage in the
Acquisition of English Determiners; T. B. Fernald & M. A. Willie:
Navajo Classification and Coercion; R. Hastings: The Interpretation of Cuzco uechua Relative Clauses; L. Matthewson, T. Bryant &
T. Roeper: A Salish Stage in the Acquisition of English Determiners;
A. Müller: Genericity and the Denotation of Common Nouns in Brazilian
Portuguese; E. Vailati Negrão: The Scopal Properties of Distributive uantifier Phrases in Brazilian Portuguese; C. Rathmann: Two Positions with Distinct Semantic Interpretations in ASL; K. Sugisaki & M.
Isobe: uantification without ualification without Plausible Dissent;
J. M. Terry: The Past Perfective and Present Perfect in African
American English; A. van Hout & B. Hollebrandse: On the Acquisition of the Aspects in Italian

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Subject Language(s): English
Italian
Malecite-Passamaquoddy
Portuguese
Yiddish, Eastern
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