Semantics for counting and measuring /
Cambridge University Press,
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Table of Contents:
- Cover ; Half-title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Epigraph ; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Numericals and How They Work; 3 Counting and Measuring; 4 The Mass/Count Distinction; 5 Object Mass Nouns, Measuring and Counting; 6 A Crosslinguistic Perspective; 7 The Universal Grinder; 8 Classifiers; 9 Measures; 10 Additive and Attributive Uses of Measures; 11 In Conclusion; Envoi; References; Language Index; General Index