Communicating about quantity without a language model: Number devices in homesign grammar

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Coppola, Marie; Spaepen, Elizabet; Goldin-Meadow, Susan;
(2013)

All natural languages have formal devices for communicating about number, be they lexical (e.g., two, many) or grammatical (e.g., plural markings on nouns and/or verbs). Here we ask whether linguistic devices for number arise in communication systems that have not been ... View more
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