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The linguistic theory of numerals

by James R. Hurford

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Numerals,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Number,
  • Generative grammar

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames R. Hurford.
    SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics ;, 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP275 .H8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5061165M
    ISBN 100521207355
    LC Control Number74025652

    In his The Book of the Number, he used an adapted version of Arabic numerals, hundreds of years before they became widespread in Europe. He retained Hebrew letters as symbols, but adopted the 0 . In his foundational book, The Minimalist Program, published in , Noam Chomsky offered a significant contribution to the generative tradition in twentieth-anniversary edition reissues this classic work with a new preface by the author. In four essays, Chomsky attempts to situate linguistic theory in the broader cognitive sciences, with the essays formulating and.

    David Moore University of Western Australia Introduction The view that Australian Aboriginal languages are primitive endured into the twentieth century and is still widespread throughout the Australian community. ‘Primitive languages’ were a means of using linguistic evidence from a language to prove the primitiveness of the associated culture. Linguistic Theory D. Terence Langendoen University of Arizona Prepublication version. Final version published in Bechtel, William, and Graham, George, eds.: A Companion to Cognitive Science (Oxford: Blackwell), pp. , 1. Goals of Linguistic TheoryFile Size: 53KB.

    History of Numerals and Counting: Bibliography Date: 11/18/96 at From: Chicago City Day School Subject: Swahili System of Measurement Dear Dr. Math, I am trying to do a project on different systems of measurements. I cannot find a copy of the book _Africa Counts_ by Claudia Zaslavsky.   Linguistic analysis refers to the scientific analysis of a language sample. It involves at least one of the five main branches of linguistics, which are phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and stic analysis can be used to describe the unconscious rules and processes that speakers of a language use to create spoken or written language, and this can be useful to those .


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The linguistic theory of numerals by James R. Hurford Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, first published inexamines the natural language numeral systems through generative grammar and gives specific examples with English, French, Mixtec, Hawaiian, Danish, Welsh and Yoruba languages.

The book is primarily intended for linguists, but is accessible also to anthropologists and by:   Originally published inthis was the first detailed linguistic study of natural language numeral systems.

It draws on two quite different scholarly traditions. The first is carried Pages: This book, first published inexamines the natural language numeral systems through generative grammar and gives specific examples with English, French, Mixtec, Hawaiian, Danish, Welsh and The book is primarily intended for linguists, but is accessible also to anthropologists and mathematicians.

Introduction. The linguistic properties of numerals have been investigated from a variety of perspectives. In formal generative literature, the focus has been primarily on the syntactic properties of numerals (as lexical vs.

functional elements, and as heads vs. maximal projections), on their semantic status (as determiners vs. predicates vs.

degrees), on the internal composition of complex numerals, and on the interpretation of modified numerals. Basic Linguistic Theory is the triumphant outcome of a lifetime's thinking about every aspect and manifestation of language and immersion in linguistic fieldwork. It is a one-stop text for undergraduate and graduate students of linguistics, as well as for those in neighbouring disciplines, such as psychology and anthropology.5/5(2).

Nissen H J, Damerow P, Englund R K Archaic Book-keeping: Early Writing and Techniques of Economic Admini-stration in the Ancient Near East. Chicago University Press, Numeral Systems are derivative of the basic numeral system of a language, and are of less interest to the linguist, often.

Numerals and numeral systems, symbols and collections of symbols used to represent small numbers, together with systems of rules for representing larger numbers. Just as the first attempts at writing came long after the development of speech, so the first efforts at the graphical representation of numbers came long after people had learned how to count.

The numeral system came to be known to the court of Baghdad, where mathematicians such as the Persian Al-Khwarizmi, whose book On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals (Arabic: الجمع والتفريق بحساب الهندي ‎) was written about in Arabic, and then the Arab mathematician Al-Kindi, who wrote four volumes, On the Use of the Indian Numerals (Ketab fi Isti'mal al-'Adad al.

e.g. two girls. One stems from work in linguistic theory and asks what truth conditional contributions such expressions make to the utterances in which they are used – in other words, what do numerals mean.

The other comes from the study of language development and asks when and how children learn the meaning of such expressions. The invention of the alphabet about BC ushered in the third phase in the evolution of writing in the ancient Near East (Sass ).

The first, so-called Proto-Sinaitic or Proto-Canaanite alphabet, which originated in the region of present-day Lebanon, took advantage of the fact that the sounds of any language are few.

Linguistic Theory, Syntax, Semantics, Philosophy of Language. Selected Publications. Linguistic Articles (pdf) Linguistic Books (pdf) Remarks on Noam: Tributes to Noam Chomsky on the occasion of his 90th birthday, The MIT Press. On Language and Humanity. Introduction to Linguistics Marcus Kracht Department of Linguistics, UCLA Campbell Hall Hilgard Avenue Los Angeles, CA – [email protected] 1 The concept of numbers.

In this chapter we will explore the early approaches to counting, arithmetic and the understanding of numbers. This study will lead us from the concrete to the abstract almost from the very beginning. We will also see how simple problems about numbers bring us very rapidly to analyzing really big numbers.

In sectionFile Size: KB. Roman numeral analysis is a type of musical analysis in which chords are represented by Roman numerals (I, II, III, IV, ). In some cases, Roman numerals denote scale degrees themselves. More commonly, however, they represent the chord whose root note is that scale degree.

For instance, III denotes either the third scale degree or, more commonly, the chord built on it. Word Classes and Parts of Speech.

(see Linguistics: Theory of Prin- Appendices provide macro data for all the languages cited in the book as well as a list of web sites of typological Author: Martin Haspelmath. My list (a somewhat textbook guided path): 1.

Ferdinand de Saussure - Course in General Linguistics. This is surprisingly easy to read even for a layperson and certainly the foundation text for understanding many debates about language such as la. Introduction.

Bilingualism and multilingualism is an interdisciplinary and complex field. As is self-evident from the prefixes (bi- and multi-), bilingualism and multilingualism phenomena are devoted to the study of production, processing, and comprehension of two (and more than two) languages, respectively.

Intro to Linguistics { Basic Concepts of Linguistics Jirka Hana { October 2, Overview of topics Language and Languages Speech vs. Writing Approaches to language: Descriptive vs. Prescriptive Grammar and its parts Arbitrariness (conventionality) 1Language Language is a system that associates sounds (or gestures) with meanings in a way that uses.

History of Numerals and Counting Bibliography. Blohm, Hans, Stafford Beer, and David Suzuki. The linguistic theory of numerals. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Language and number.

Emerson Books, New York, Smith, David Eugene and Jekuthiel Ginsberg. Sign languages in their Historical Context. RH of Historical Linguistics 5/27/ PM. development of the ASL numeral system. Here I examined the current ASL numeral.

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Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online.This is a common cross-linguistic trend. I remember reading a section of a book about it - in fact, I was searching for that book when I found this thread - but alas, I can't seem to find it.

As a non-Indo-European example, Yu'pik does something similar, but a little more thorough. Very roughly: "that which is indivisible" "following unit.Natural Language & Linguistic Theory provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical research that pays close attention to natural language data, offering a channel of communication between researchers of a variety of points of view.

The journal actively seeks to bridge the gap between descriptive work and work of a highly theoretical, less empirically oriented nature.