3 edition of The syntax and semantics of quantification in Malay found in the catalog.
The syntax and semantics of quantification in Malay
Rogayah A. Razak.
|Statement||Rogayah Hj. A. Razak.|
|LC Classifications||PL5107 .R64 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||2004420198|
This book is a major breakthrough in our understanding of numerals. The authors deliver an analysis of their byzantine data with gusto, and the quality of their writing is equal to their analytical skills: the material is presented clearly, engagingly, and convincingly. A must-read for anyone who wants to see syntax and semantics done right. Quantification has been at the heart of research in the syntax and semantics of natural language since Aristotle. The last few decades have seen an explosion of detailed studies of the syntax and semantics of quantification and its relation to the rest of the theory of grammar, resulting in a highly sophisticated understanding of the mechanisms of quantification.
This book challenges the current consensus on the analysis of wh-questions and reflexives from the perspective of the syntax-semantics interface. Download the eBook Prominence and Locality in Grammar: The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives - Jianhua Hu in PDF or EPUB format and read it directly on your mobile phone. This book addresses recent developments in the study of quantifier phrases, nominalizations, and the linking definite determiner. It reflects the intense reconsideration of the nature of quantification, and of fundamental aspects of the syntax and semantics of quantifier phrases. Leading international scholars explore novel and challenging ideas at the interfaces between syntax and morphology.
The "glue" approach has attracted significant attention from, among others, logicians working in the relatively new and active field of linear logic; linguists interested in a novel deductive approach to the interface between syntax and semantics within a nontransformational, constraint-based syntactic framework; and computational linguists and. Abstract. Throughout early English grammars and the following linguistic literature of the 20th century, the class of quantifiers has faced an identity crisis, brought about most strongly by purely or strongly syntax-based analyses and the lack of a comprehensive account of the semantic behavior of quantification.
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Interactions of Degree and Quantification is a collection of chapters edited by Peter Hallman that deal with superlative, equative and differential constructions cross-linguistically, interactions of the comparative with both individual quantifiers and event structure, the use of the individual quantifier ‘some’ as a numeral, and the question of whether the very notion of ‘degree’ is.
Quantification forms a significant aspect of cross-linguistic research into both sentence structure and meaning. This book surveys research in quantification starting with the foundational work in the s.
It paints a vivid picture of generalized quantifiers and Boolean semantics.5/5(1). Crosslinguistic Research in Syntax and Semantics covers a range of topics currently at the center of lively debate in the linguistic literature, such as the structure of the left periphery of the clause, the proper treatment of negative polarity items, and the role of statistical learning in building a.
Syntax and Semantics of Quantification in Chinese. Jianxin Wu. Following the spirit of Hornstein (), this thesis explores the possibility of eliminating entire LF A’-movement. The standard LF-movement analysis of wh-in-situ is shown to be neither conceptually desirable nor empirically adequate.
Wh-in-situ are bound in situ by the. Quantification. Quantifiers are linguistic expressions that specify or quantify a set. In everyday language, they are expressed by indefinite adjectives or pronouns (e.g.
all, some, several), numerals (e.g. one, two, three), the definite and indefinite article (the, a/an) or indefinite plurals (books). In formal logic, quantification specifies for how many objects in a certain set a predicate. Locality in WH Quantification argues that Logical Form, the level that mediates between syntax and semantics, is derived from S-structure by strictly local movement.
The primary data for the claim of locality at LF is drawn from Hindi but English data is used in discussing the semantics. The book is meant primarily as a research monograph aimed at linguists who have some background in formal semantics, e.
Montague Grammar. C's book is an important document for students of natural language quantification, and of the relation of the syntax and semantics of natural language more generally.
It leads us to consider an. Much of the interesting work in linguistics today concerns the interfaces between the traditional components of grammar. The aim of the Syntax and Semantics series is to publish exciting and innovative research involving the sub-systems of grammar that interface with syntax and semantics.
This crucially includes the syntax-semantics interface itself, but also the systematic interplay of syntax. Key words: classifiers, count, mass, quantification 1. Introduction The count-mass distinction has received much attention among linguists, philosophers and psychologists over the past few decades.
For languages where the count-mass distinction is made in syntax (e.g. English), it serves as a test case of syntax-semantics relation. In English. Login | Sign Up | Settings | Sell Books | Wish List ISBN Actions: Add to Bookbag Sell This Book Add to Wish List Set Price Alert. This collection of essays grew out of the workshop ‘Existence: Semantics and Syntax’, which was held at the University of Nancy 2 in September The workshop, organized by Ileana Comorovski and Claire Gardent, was supported by a grant from the Reseau ´ de Sciences Cognitives du Grand Est.
Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 54) Abstract. In this paper I will argue that gerunds are amenable to a treatment that ascribes much of their semantic variability to various quantificational operators that may be present in a sentence.
in this way too we can gain in our study of quantification. Anaphoric Ambiguities and Syntax 4 Anaphora, Circumstances, and Situation Semantics 9 Circumstances and Logical Form 11 An Outline of the Book 13 Situation Theory, Meaning, and Semantic Interpretation 15 Situation Theory 15 States-of-Affairs 16 Parametric States-of-Affairs 17 Unsaturated States-of-Affairs This indispensable volume contains articles that represent the best of Huang's work on the syntax-semantics interface over the last two decades.
It includes three general topics: (a) questions, indefinites and quantification, (b) anaphora, (c) lexical structure and the syntax of events. Semantics is defined as the study of meaning expressed by elements of a language or combinations thereof. These combinations of language--whether written or spoken--are used to convey information, and are linked with kinds of events, with states of mind, etc.
Speaker and hearer use language to communicate. Formal Semantics, Lecture 2 B. Partee, MGU, Febru p.5 MGUdoc 02/21/05 AM 3. Montague’s semantics for Noun Phrases.
Semantics via direct model-theoretic interpretation of English. [See Larson’s chapter ] Semantics via translation from English into a logical language.
The book Anaphora and Quantification in Situation Semantics, Jean Mark Gawron and Stanley Peters is published by Center for the Study of Language and Information. "One of those rare books that will be of use both to the beginner and the specialist.
It is a friendly guide through the difficult terrain of argument structure. Much more than a survey, it addresses foundational and current issues in the syntax and semantics of argument structure in an exemplarily clear-headed and even-handed way."Reviews: 1.
This module provides an introduction to the formal syntax and semantics of natural language, in particular Montague-style compositional semantics using a Categorial Grammar model of syntax. Half of the module will focus on the theory of syntax, followed by an example of how recent advances in parsing technology allow such a theory to be.
Of all the definitions that will follow shortly, there are four important ideas to grasp: the syntax of a language, the model-theoretic semantics of a language, what a theory means in the context of logic, and the notion of deduction where we apply some rules to what has been represented explicitly so as to derive knowledge that was represented.
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Volume 3. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory # This book addresses recent developments in the study of quantifier phrases, nominalizations, and the linking definite determiner.
It reflects the intense reconsideration of the nature of quantification, and of fundamental aspects of the syntax and semantics of quantifier phrases.