In Alex Barber (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier (2005)

Henry Laycock
Queen's University
I present a high-level account of the semantical distinction between count nouns and non-count nouns. The basic idea is that count nouns are semantically either singular or plural and non-count nouns are neither
Keywords mass noun  object  stuff  one  many  count noun  non-count noun  things  individuals  substance
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