Number Words as Number Names

Linguistics and Philosophy 40 (4):331-345 (2017)
Friederike Moltmann
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
This paper critically evaluates the view according to which number words in argument position retain the meaning they have when occurring as determiners or adjectives. In particular, it argues against syntactic evidence from German given by myself in support of that view.
Keywords numbers  number words  singular terms  Adjectival Strategy  proper names
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DOI 10.1007/s10988-017-9214-y
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