Quantification in Kusunda

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Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 97)

Abstract

Quantification in Kusunda can be generally described as involving radical underspecification. Many syntactic traits of quantification are shared in outline with other kinds of modification in the phrase and in the clause, and the level of underspecification is also shared with other subsystems of the language. Quantification in Kusunda, then, can be described as not showing significant variance from the general architecture of the language, and not appearing to tightly delimit the range of possibilities for identification or enumeration of arguments or events.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Linguistics, College of Asia and the PacificThe Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS)Tribhuvan UniversityKirtipurNepal

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