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Title: Issues in Semantics
Edited By: Kiyomi Kusumoto
Elisabeth Villalta
Description:

S. Beck: Star Operators Episode 1: Defense of the Double Star
M. Diesing: Clause Structure and Aspect in Yiddish
B. Gyuris: On the Scopal Properties of Hungarian uantifiers in Contrastive Topic
K. Johnson: Few Dogs Eat Whiskers or Cats Alpo
K. Kusumoto: Temporal Interpretation of Relative Clauses
L. Matthewson: uantification and (the Absence of) Cross-linguistic Variation
A. Muller: The Expression of Genericity in Brazilian Portuguese
L. Ovalle: Is the 'Arbitrary Interpretation' a Semantic Epiphenomenon
B. Partee: Copula Inversion Puzzles in English and Russian
Y. Sharvit: Embedded uestions: Some Comments on Heim 1994 and on Beck and Rullman 1999
M. Terry: On the Semantics of dun in African-American English
M. Morzycki: Phrasal uantifier Float
E. Villalta: Subjunctive Mood in Spanish Embedded Clauses

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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