Les quantifieurs en sémantique

Translated title of the contribution: Quantifiers in semantics

Silvia Adler, Maria Asnes

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Not only does quantification cover a wide range of areas-both in multiplicity of grammatical and lexical quantification operators and in the variety of phenomena affected by it-but it also still remains the object of many studies across various methodological domains. Our paper, aiming to give an overview of quantification in semantics, focuses both on well studied and less explored quantificational fields, while referring to seminal works as well as to more recent research.intensification, approximation and accuracy.

Translated title of the contributionQuantifiers in semantics
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)13-31
Number of pages19
JournalCahiers de Lexicologie
Issue number105
StatePublished - 2014


  • Collective and distributive quantifiers
  • Existential and universal quantifiers
  • Generalized quantifiers
  • Modifiers of quantifiers
  • Weak and strong quantification

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language


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