Nominal classification: towards a comprehensive typology

Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y. (2004) Nominal classification: towards a comprehensive typology. Language Typology and Universals, 57 (2/3). pp. 105-116.

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This introduction to this issue outlines the main issues concerning nominal classification within a typological perspective and gives a short overview of the problems discussed in the contributions to the issue. These nclude: typology of multiple classifier systems; languages with several coexisting classifier types; noun class agreement on multiple targets; semantics, development and obsolescence of classifiers; and their semantic and discourse functions.

Item ID: 9062
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0942-2919
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Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2010 05:46
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