Scalar Modifiers of Quantifier Phrases

Chris Collins

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    Abstract

    This paper analyzes the syntax and compositional semantics of scalar modifiers of quantifier phrases in expressions like almost every student, absolutely every student and nowhere near every student. The semantics is based on scales (positive and negative) of generalized quantifiers.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    JournalGlossa
    Volume7
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 2022

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Linguistics and Language
    • Language and Linguistics

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