By Daniel Harbour
Number is an incredible study area in semantics, syntax and morphology. notwithstanding, no present concept of quantity is appropriate to all 3 fields. during this paintings, the writer argues unified conception isn't just attainable, yet valuable for the examine of common Grammar. via insightful research of unusual facts, the writer indicates that one and a similar characteristic set is implicated in semantic and morphological quantity phenomena alike, with syntax performing because the conduit among the 2. on the middle of the research is an unique therapy of Kiowa, a North American language with a amazing constellation of features, together with semantically dependent noun class and complicated contract morphology.
This quantity offers: (1) the rules of a unified morphosemantic thought of quantity; (2) perception into the circulate of data from the lexicon, through syntax, into the morphology; (3) wide-ranging subject matters: nominal semantics, noun sessions, DP syntax, contract, suppletion, complicated morphology.