Cross-Categorial Restrictions on Measure Phrase Modification

Abstract

Spatial and temporal Measure Phrases (MPs) such as ten meters, five years etc. appear with various linguistic items, including locative prepositions, scalar dimensional adjectives and comparatives, and show certain systematic contrasts in these domains. Some examples are given below. (1) a. Prepositions: ten meters behind/outside/*near/*on the house b… (More)

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