Essays about: "Amanda Kann"

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  1. 1. "For the fifty-eleventh time" : Examining cross-linguistic properties of hyperbolic numerals and quasi-numeral expressions through parallel text extraction

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Amanda Kann; [2022]
    Keywords : hyperbole; hyperbolic quantification; numeral typology; parallel texts; quasi-numerals; hyperbol; hyperbolisk kvantifiering; kvasinumeriska uttryck; parallelltexter; räkneordstypologi;

    Abstract : In some languages, vague and exaggerated quantities can be represented using certain conventionalised numeral expressions with cross-linguistically varying values, such as Danish hundredesytten "117". Hyperbolic quantities can also be expressed using other quantifier expressions (such as English zillion) which, while they do not denote a specific numerical value, have both structural and functional similarities with exact numerals. READ MORE