Explaining asymmetries in number marking: Singulatives, pluratives, and usage frequency

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Haspelmath, M.; Karjus, A.;
(2017)

This paper claims that cross-linguistic tendencies of number marking asymmetries can be explained with reference to usage frequency: The kinds of nouns which, across languages, tend to show singulative coding (with special marking of the uniplex member of a pair), rathe... View more
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