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Structuring Sense Volume IIn Name Only$
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Hagit Borer

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199263905

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263905.001.0001

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Things that Count: Null # and Others

Things that Count: Null # and Others

(p.160) 6 Things that Count: Null # and Others
Structuring Sense Volume I

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This chapter examines the definite article in English, analysing it as a range assigner not only to d, the node that heads DP, but also to #, the node that heads #P (Quantity Phrase, aka Number Phrase). It also discusses range assignment by heads vs. range assignment by specifiers, together with the different structural predictions made by such assignment.

Keywords:   definite article, English, range assigner, Quantity Phrase, heads, specifiers

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