Scalar Modification of Quantifier Phrases
Chris Collins
September 2017
 

This paper analyzes the syntax and semantics of scalar modifiers of quantifier phrases in expressions like almost every student, absolutely every student and nowhere near every student. The semantics is based on scales (positive and negative) of generalized quantifiers.
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Reference: lingbuzz/003682
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keywords: scalar modifiers, negative polarity items, endpoint quantifiers, semantics, syntax
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