Mass and count in language and cognition : some evidence from language comprehension

In linguistics and the philosophy of language, the mass/count distinction has traditionally been regarded as a bi-partition on the nominal domain, where typical instances are nouns like "beef" (mass) vs."cow" (count). In
In linguistics and the philosophy of language, the mass/count distinction has traditionally been regarded as a bi-partition on the nominal domain, where typical instances are nouns like "beef" (mass) vs."cow" (count). In the present paper, we argue that this partition reveals a system that is based on both syntactic features and conceptual features, and present experimental evidence suggesting that the discrimination of the two kinds of features has a psychological reality.
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Author:Heike Wiese, Maria Mercedes Piñango
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1150553
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2010/04/26
Year of first Publication:2001
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2010/04/26
SWD-Keyword:Lexikologie
Source:http://www.uni-potsdam.de/fileadmin/projects/germanistik-07/Publikationen/HWMPEd01.pdf ; (in:) Johanna D. Moore, Keith Stenning: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, August 1-4, 2001, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum
HeBIS PPN:225053659
Institutes:Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Lexikologie/Etymologie / Lexicology/Etymology
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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