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By Chungmin Lee,Ferenc Kiefer,Manfred Krifka

a bunch of authors containing either prime professionals and younger researchers addresses a couple of problems with contrastiveness, polarity goods and exhaustivity, quantificational expressions and the implicatures they generate, and the interplay among semantic operators and speech acts. the nineteen contributions offer insights at the interaction among semantics and pragmatics. The volume’s achieve is cross-linguistic and takes an unorthodox multi-paradigm technique. Languages studied diversity from eu languages together with Hungarian and Russian to East Asian languages corresponding to jap and Korean, with wealthy information on concentration and discourse debris. This quantity contributes to a huge region of analysis in linguistics of the decade, and gives novel, state of the art perspectives on a number of the vital issues in linguistic examine, and may entice an viewers of graduate and complicated undergraduate researchers in linguistics, philosophy of language and computational linguistics.

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