Bare coordination: the semantic shift

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Le Bruyn, Bert; de Swart, Henriëtte;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Natural Language & Linguistic Theory1,205-1,246 (issn: 0167-806X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11049-014-9237-9
  • Subject: Agreement | Arts and Humanities(all) | Linguistics and Language | Bare nominal | Type shift | Coordination | Definite/indefinite

This paper develops an analysis of the syntax-semantics interface of two types of split coordination structures. In the first type, two bare singular count nouns appear as arguments in a coordinated structure, as in bride and groom were happy. We call this the N&N const... View more
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