The Linguistic Theory of Numerals

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Originally published in 1975, this was the first detailed linguistic study of natural language numeral systems. It draws on two quite different scholarly traditions. The first is carried on by anthropologists and others compiling and cataloguing data on the different counting-systems of the world. The second explores generative grammar, which analyses the universal features and the formal organisation of these numeral systems. Dr Hurford is able to extend and modify the detailed theory of generative grammar by testing it ...

The Linguistic Theory of Numerals 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521133685

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The Linguistic Theory of Numerals 1975, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521207355

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