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Q-adverbs as selective binders [electronic resource] : the quantificational variability of free relatives and definite DPs / by Stefan Hinterwimmer.

By: Hinterwimmer, Stefan, 1972-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Interface explorations: 14.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2008Description: 1 online resource (x, 289 p.).ISBN: 9783110199208 (electronic bk.); 3110199203 (electronic bk.); 3110196298 (Cloth); 9783110196290 (Cloth).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Quantifiers | Grammar, Comparative and general -- Adverbials | Definiteness (Linguistics) | Grammar, Comparative and general -- Relative clauses | Semantics | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax | Kwantificatie (taalkunde) | Bijwoordelijke bepalingen | Bijwoordelijke bijzinnen | Determinansphrase | Adverbiale | Quantifizierung <Linguistik> | Freier RelativsatzGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Q-adverbs as selective binders.DDC classification: 415 Other classification: 17.52 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This book deals with the interpretation of adverbially quantified sentences containing definite DPs and Free Relatives (FR) Thereby, it concentrates on the origins of Quantificational Variability Effects (QVEs), i.e. readings according to which the respective quantificational adverb seems to quantify over the individuals denoted by the respective DP/FR. QVEs are usually discussed only in connection with singular indefinites and bare plurals. This book therefore provides the first comprehensive account of QVEs with definite DPs and Free Relatives (while also discussing singular indefinites and.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book deals with the interpretation of adverbially quantified sentences containing definite DPs and Free Relatives (FR) Thereby, it concentrates on the origins of Quantificational Variability Effects (QVEs), i.e. readings according to which the respective quantificational adverb seems to quantify over the individuals denoted by the respective DP/FR. QVEs are usually discussed only in connection with singular indefinites and bare plurals. This book therefore provides the first comprehensive account of QVEs with definite DPs and Free Relatives (while also discussing singular indefinites and.

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