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What Do We Count With Numerals? Semantic Analysis of Czech Kind-denoting and Group-denoting NPs



Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Formal Description of Slavic Languages : The Ninth Conference. Proceedings of FDSL 9, Göttingen 2011 (= Linguistik International; 28)
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords numerals; formal semantics; boolean algebras
Description I show how distinct derivational suffixes change the meaning of the numerals which they combine with. I describe four classes of Czech numerals and their inner semantic make-up. The analysis uses formal semantic frameworks of Landman (2000) and Chierchia (1998).
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