LINGUIST List 14.565

Tue Feb 25 2003

Qs: Aspectual Roles, Turkish Word List

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  1. Rebecca Smollett, aspectual role of direct objects
  2. jinyun ke, turkish frequent word list

Message 1: aspectual role of direct objects

Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 19:16:49 +0000
From: Rebecca Smollett <>
Subject: aspectual role of direct objects

I am looking at the role of direct objects in determining the
availability of delimited/telic vs. undelimited/atelic aspectual
readings of an expression. While a great deal of work has been done on
the effect of the quantization of the direct object (i.e., mass/bare
plural vs. count noun), I have found very little addressing the
following two distinctions:

a) mass noun vs. bare plural (both of which would be non-quantized)

b) definite vs. indefinite (both of which would be quantized)

I would be grateful if anyone can point me to work on either of these topics.

Rebecca Smollett
University of Toronto 
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Message 2: turkish frequent word list

Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 11:39:55 +0000
From: jinyun ke <>
Subject: turkish frequent word list

Hi, I am looking for a list of Turkish frequent words (up to 500
words). Is there such a list in electronic version available
somewhere? Thank you for your kind information.
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