Varieties of Indefinites

@inproceedings{Farkas1997VarietiesOI,
  title={Varieties of Indefinites},
  author={Donka F. Farkas},
  year={1997}
}
Languages that have determiners often have a rich inventory of them. In English, indefinite determiners include a(n), some, a certain, this, one, another, cardinals, partitives , the zero determiner of bare plurals (in some analyses) , and, according to Hom 1 999 and Giannakidou 2001 , any. Despite the attention indefinites have received in the literature, characterizing what is common to all of them and what is specific to each is still an elusive task. This paper investigates the first three… CONTINUE READING

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