Number words as number names

Linguistics and Philosophy 40 (4):331-345 (2017)

Friederike Moltmann
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
This paper criticizes the view that number words in argument position retain the meaning they have on an adjectival or determiner use, as argued by Hofweber :179–225, 2005) and Moltmann :499–534, 2013a, 2013b). In particular the paper re-evaluates syntactic evidence from German given in Moltmann to that effect.
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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