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Thu Dec 20 2012

Books: Plurality and Classifiers across Languages in China: Xu (Ed)

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Date: 17-Dec-2012
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Subject: Plurality and Classifiers across Languages in China: Xu (Ed)
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Title: Plurality and Classifiers across Languages in ChinaSeries Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 255

Publication Year: 2012Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

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Editor: Dan Xu

Electronic: ISBN: 9783110293982 Pages: 288 Price: Europe EURO 99.95Hardback: ISBN: 9783110293821 Pages: 288 Price: Europe EURO 99.95


Plural marking, numeral classifiers and reduplication constitute the mainmeans of quantification marking in the domain of grammar. The contributions inthis book focus on the typological correlation between the three differentstrategies for quantification, as well as on some general issues. A betterunderstanding of the quantification strategies in the languages of China willenrich our comprehension of human language and thought. The book is expectedto have an impact on the study of linguistic typology, language contact, andpatterns of the evolution.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Typology Morphology

Language Family(ies): Chinese

Written In: English (eng)

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