The Resource Count and mass across languages, edited by Diane Massam

Count and mass across languages, edited by Diane Massam

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Count and mass across languages
Title
Count and mass across languages
Statement of responsibility
edited by Diane Massam
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
401.41
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P302
LC item number
.C68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Massam, Diane
Series statement
  • Oxford linguistics
  • Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
Series volume
42
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Discourse analysis
Label
Count and mass across languages, edited by Diane Massam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-303) and index
Contents
  • 1.3.
  • Plural marking beyond count nouns
  • Saeed Ghaniabadi
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction
  • 7.2.
  • Background on Persian noun phrases
  • 7.3.
  • Data
  • 7.4.
  • Definiteness/Number syncretism
  • Are count and mass universally expressed in language and are they always expressed in the same way?
  • 7.5.
  • Categorial identity of Persian plural marker
  • 7.6.
  • Analysis
  • 7.7.
  • Conclusion
  • 8.
  • Aspectual effects of a pluractional suffix: Evidence from Lithuanian
  • Solveiga Armoskaite
  • 8.1.
  • 1.4.
  • problem: -ine- is not a dedicated aspectual morpheme
  • 8.2.
  • Suffix -ine- is Number
  • 8.3.
  • aspectual effects of -ine- are epiphenomenal
  • 8.4.
  • Conclusions & further questions
  • 9.
  • Decomposing the mass/count distinction: Evidence from languages that lack it
  • Martina Wiltschko
  • If count and mass are not expressed in the same way universally, how are they expressed?
  • 9.1.
  • Introduction
  • 9.2.
  • mass/count distinction is not universally associated with categorical properties
  • 9.3.
  • source of the categorical properties of the mass/count distinction
  • 9.4.
  • Variation in the content of the categorical properties; [± bounded] versus [± animate]
  • 9.5.
  • Conclusion
  • 1.5.
  • 10.
  • On the mass/count distinction in Ojibwe
  • Eric Mathieu
  • 10.1.
  • Introduction
  • 10.2.
  • Number as an inflectional category In Ojibwe
  • 10.3.
  • Ojibwe pluralized mass nouns
  • 10.4.
  • Conclusion
  • Basis for a solution
  • 10.5.
  • Conclusion
  • 11.
  • Counting and classifiers
  • Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng
  • 11.1.
  • Introduction: Three puzzles
  • 11.2.
  • Count/mass at the classifier level
  • 2.
  • 11.3.
  • Chinese classifiers
  • 11.4.
  • Do all classifiers individuate or divide?
  • 11.5.
  • Plural classifiers
  • 11.6.
  • Conclusion
  • 12.
  • Countability and numeral classifiers in Mandarin Chinese
  • Lexical nouns are both + mass and + count, but they are neither + mass nor + count
  • Niina Ning Zhang
  • 12.1.
  • Introduction
  • 12.2.
  • Decomposing countability
  • 12.3.
  • two features in nouns
  • 12.4.
  • two features in unit words
  • 12.5.
  • Francis Jeffry Pelletier
  • Comparing with the dichotomous-contrast analysis
  • 12.6.
  • Reflections on theories of the relation between CLs and countability
  • 12.7.
  • Summary
  • 13.
  • Semantic triggers, linguistic variation and the mass-count distinction
  • David Earner
  • 13.1.
  • Introduction
  • 2.1.
  • 13.2.
  • English, Mandarin, and the mass-count distinction
  • 13.3.
  • English and Mandarin heuristics and the age of distinction
  • 13.4.
  • Possible triggers for a parametric distinction
  • 13.5.
  • Conclusion
  • 14.
  • Classifying and massifying incrementally in Chinese language comprehension
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Introduction: Informal accounts of + mass and + count
  • Michael K. Tanenhaus
  • 14.1.
  • Background
  • 14.2.
  • Previous research
  • 14.3.
  • Experiment One: English measure phrases
  • 14.4.
  • Experiment Two: Chinese massifiers
  • 14.5.
  • 2.2.
  • Experiment Three: Chinese count classifiers
  • 14.6.
  • Comparing across language and ontology
  • 14.6.
  • Conclusions
  • + mass and + count as syntax
  • 2.3.
  • + mass and + count as semantics
  • 2.4.
  • Problems with the syntactic approach
  • 2.5.
  • Problems with the semantic approach
  • 2.6.
  • 1.
  • Evaluation, and a flaw in common
  • 2.7.
  • different approach
  • 2.8.
  • Related proposals
  • 2.9.
  • Cross-linguistic comments
  • 2.10.
  • Further advantages
  • 2.11.
  • count mass distinction: Issues and perspectives
  • final philosophical remark
  • 3.
  • Aspects of individuation
  • Daniel Currie Hall
  • 3.1.
  • Introduction
  • 3.2.
  • Taxonomy of English nouns
  • 3.3.
  • Chinese
  • Diane Massam
  • 3.4.
  • Plurality and classifiers
  • 3.5.
  • Plural marking in Chinese?
  • 3.6.
  • Apparent plural marking in Korean
  • 3.7.
  • Individuation in Persian
  • 3.8.
  • Conclusions
  • 1.1.
  • 4.
  • Collectives in the intersection of mass and count nouns: A cross-linguistic account
  • Heike Wiese
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction
  • 4.2.
  • Conceptual and morphosyntactic distinctions in the mass/count domain
  • 4.3.
  • Variation in syntactic-conceptual mass/count correspondences
  • 4.4.
  • Setting the stage
  • Semantics as a mediator of syntactic and conceptual classifications
  • 4.5.
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Individuation and inverse number marking in Dagaare
  • Scott Grimm
  • 5.1.
  • Introduction
  • 5.2.
  • semantic basis of inverse number marking in Dagaare
  • 1.2.
  • 5.3.
  • Language internal correlates
  • 5.4.
  • Cross-linguistic correlates
  • 5.5.
  • formal account of -ri
  • 5.6.
  • Conclusion
  • 6.
  • General number and the structure of DP
  • Are count and mass conceptually universal and are they mapped to the real world uniformly?
  • Ileanm Paul
  • 6.1.
  • Introduction
  • 6.2.
  • Malagasy
  • 6.3.
  • Cross-linguistic considerations
  • 6.4.
  • emerging typology
  • 7.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 310 p.
Isbn
9780199654284
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2852134-01umb_inst
  • 2653168
  • (Sirsi) i9780199654277
  • (OCoLC)815928956
Label
Count and mass across languages, edited by Diane Massam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-303) and index
Contents
  • 1.3.
  • Plural marking beyond count nouns
  • Saeed Ghaniabadi
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction
  • 7.2.
  • Background on Persian noun phrases
  • 7.3.
  • Data
  • 7.4.
  • Definiteness/Number syncretism
  • Are count and mass universally expressed in language and are they always expressed in the same way?
  • 7.5.
  • Categorial identity of Persian plural marker
  • 7.6.
  • Analysis
  • 7.7.
  • Conclusion
  • 8.
  • Aspectual effects of a pluractional suffix: Evidence from Lithuanian
  • Solveiga Armoskaite
  • 8.1.
  • 1.4.
  • problem: -ine- is not a dedicated aspectual morpheme
  • 8.2.
  • Suffix -ine- is Number
  • 8.3.
  • aspectual effects of -ine- are epiphenomenal
  • 8.4.
  • Conclusions & further questions
  • 9.
  • Decomposing the mass/count distinction: Evidence from languages that lack it
  • Martina Wiltschko
  • If count and mass are not expressed in the same way universally, how are they expressed?
  • 9.1.
  • Introduction
  • 9.2.
  • mass/count distinction is not universally associated with categorical properties
  • 9.3.
  • source of the categorical properties of the mass/count distinction
  • 9.4.
  • Variation in the content of the categorical properties; [± bounded] versus [± animate]
  • 9.5.
  • Conclusion
  • 1.5.
  • 10.
  • On the mass/count distinction in Ojibwe
  • Eric Mathieu
  • 10.1.
  • Introduction
  • 10.2.
  • Number as an inflectional category In Ojibwe
  • 10.3.
  • Ojibwe pluralized mass nouns
  • 10.4.
  • Conclusion
  • Basis for a solution
  • 10.5.
  • Conclusion
  • 11.
  • Counting and classifiers
  • Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng
  • 11.1.
  • Introduction: Three puzzles
  • 11.2.
  • Count/mass at the classifier level
  • 2.
  • 11.3.
  • Chinese classifiers
  • 11.4.
  • Do all classifiers individuate or divide?
  • 11.5.
  • Plural classifiers
  • 11.6.
  • Conclusion
  • 12.
  • Countability and numeral classifiers in Mandarin Chinese
  • Lexical nouns are both + mass and + count, but they are neither + mass nor + count
  • Niina Ning Zhang
  • 12.1.
  • Introduction
  • 12.2.
  • Decomposing countability
  • 12.3.
  • two features in nouns
  • 12.4.
  • two features in unit words
  • 12.5.
  • Francis Jeffry Pelletier
  • Comparing with the dichotomous-contrast analysis
  • 12.6.
  • Reflections on theories of the relation between CLs and countability
  • 12.7.
  • Summary
  • 13.
  • Semantic triggers, linguistic variation and the mass-count distinction
  • David Earner
  • 13.1.
  • Introduction
  • 2.1.
  • 13.2.
  • English, Mandarin, and the mass-count distinction
  • 13.3.
  • English and Mandarin heuristics and the age of distinction
  • 13.4.
  • Possible triggers for a parametric distinction
  • 13.5.
  • Conclusion
  • 14.
  • Classifying and massifying incrementally in Chinese language comprehension
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Introduction: Informal accounts of + mass and + count
  • Michael K. Tanenhaus
  • 14.1.
  • Background
  • 14.2.
  • Previous research
  • 14.3.
  • Experiment One: English measure phrases
  • 14.4.
  • Experiment Two: Chinese massifiers
  • 14.5.
  • 2.2.
  • Experiment Three: Chinese count classifiers
  • 14.6.
  • Comparing across language and ontology
  • 14.6.
  • Conclusions
  • + mass and + count as syntax
  • 2.3.
  • + mass and + count as semantics
  • 2.4.
  • Problems with the syntactic approach
  • 2.5.
  • Problems with the semantic approach
  • 2.6.
  • 1.
  • Evaluation, and a flaw in common
  • 2.7.
  • different approach
  • 2.8.
  • Related proposals
  • 2.9.
  • Cross-linguistic comments
  • 2.10.
  • Further advantages
  • 2.11.
  • count mass distinction: Issues and perspectives
  • final philosophical remark
  • 3.
  • Aspects of individuation
  • Daniel Currie Hall
  • 3.1.
  • Introduction
  • 3.2.
  • Taxonomy of English nouns
  • 3.3.
  • Chinese
  • Diane Massam
  • 3.4.
  • Plurality and classifiers
  • 3.5.
  • Plural marking in Chinese?
  • 3.6.
  • Apparent plural marking in Korean
  • 3.7.
  • Individuation in Persian
  • 3.8.
  • Conclusions
  • 1.1.
  • 4.
  • Collectives in the intersection of mass and count nouns: A cross-linguistic account
  • Heike Wiese
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction
  • 4.2.
  • Conceptual and morphosyntactic distinctions in the mass/count domain
  • 4.3.
  • Variation in syntactic-conceptual mass/count correspondences
  • 4.4.
  • Setting the stage
  • Semantics as a mediator of syntactic and conceptual classifications
  • 4.5.
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Individuation and inverse number marking in Dagaare
  • Scott Grimm
  • 5.1.
  • Introduction
  • 5.2.
  • semantic basis of inverse number marking in Dagaare
  • 1.2.
  • 5.3.
  • Language internal correlates
  • 5.4.
  • Cross-linguistic correlates
  • 5.5.
  • formal account of -ri
  • 5.6.
  • Conclusion
  • 6.
  • General number and the structure of DP
  • Are count and mass conceptually universal and are they mapped to the real world uniformly?
  • Ileanm Paul
  • 6.1.
  • Introduction
  • 6.2.
  • Malagasy
  • 6.3.
  • Cross-linguistic considerations
  • 6.4.
  • emerging typology
  • 7.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 310 p.
Isbn
9780199654284
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2852134-01umb_inst
  • 2653168
  • (Sirsi) i9780199654277
  • (OCoLC)815928956

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