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By Chungmin Lee, Ferenc Kiefer, Manfred Krifka

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ISBN-13: 9783319101057

ISBN-10: 3319101064

ISBN-13: 9783319101064

A workforce of authors containing either best professionals and younger researchers addresses a few problems with contrastiveness, polarity goods and exhaustivity, quantificational expressions and the implicatures they generate, and the interplay among semantic operators and speech acts. the nineteen contributions supply insights at the interaction among semantics and pragmatics. The volume’s achieve is cross-linguistic and takes an unorthodox multi-paradigm process. Languages studied diversity from eu languages together with Hungarian and Russian to East Asian languages reminiscent of eastern and Korean, with wealthy facts on concentration and discourse debris. This quantity contributes to an important region of study in linguistics of the decade, and gives novel, state of the art perspectives on the various important themes in linguistic study, and may entice an viewers of graduate and complex undergraduate researchers in linguistics, philosophy of language and computational linguistics.

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A polarity ALT-Q like (23) cannot occur with the regular YN-Q ending ma or extrasentential Yes/No (shi/bu-shi) responses. 9 It has no bias regarding truth or polarity in Chinese. ) directed me to Karttunen (1977) for a similar distinction, vai in ALT-Q and tai elsewhere, in Finnish. ) drew my attention to the paper for this possibility in English. 14 C. Lee (23) ni bu ni (*ma)? (as opposed to ni ma? ’ A negative question must also come from two possibilities by highlighting, as in (24). But, whereas a positive question Is she married?

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