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The framework of Langacker's (1987) cognitive grammar and semantics of grammar have been used in analytical and contrastive discussions of mass and count nouns in English and Polish.
Fewer is used with count nouns (see also few/little): "There were fewer diners in the restaurant on Monday than on Thursday.
They can combine with a singular count noun to form a grammatical noun phrase.
Written) Standard English (as presented in grammars): Humans Masculine or feminine (according to sex) Animals Supposedly neuter, but also masculine and feminine (not always according to sex) Count nouns Boats, countries, etc.
The 0 article can be used with plural nouns, mass nouns and abstract nouns, but not usually with singular count nouns (unless they can be interpreted as mass nouns: e.
In a study conducted by Master (1994: 232), he found that 6 with plural count nouns attained higher accuracy levels than 6 with non-count nouns.
fit into a semantic spectrum ranging from abstract ma ss nouns of quality to concrete and collective count nouns of entity" (p.
We have two kinds of nouns in English: count nouns, like apple, which may be pluralized with cardinal numbers, and mass nouns, like sugar, which depict a singular mass.
A recently popular philosophical view of process is as something that is referred to with mass nouns and not count nouns.
The domain is the category of count nouns, the frame is number (which may be further specified in a more elaborate language-specific analysis of the function of number selection in Spanish), and the closed set of members consists of two signs, established by the association of the expression distinction -[?
noncount nouns--include things that cannot be counted and do not have a plural form; see count nouns
In the singular, count nouns can use an indefinite article, whereas non-count nouns do not use one (Carter--McCarthy 2006: 339).
Count nouns can take plural affixes and co-occur with numerals, while mass nouns normally do not; on the other hand, mass nouns can take quantifiers such as duzo 'lots', malo 'few, little', and troche 'some' when used in the singular, while count nouns normally do not.
Count nouns generally refer to concrete things and can be counted: one car, two cars, three cars, or one banana, two bananas, three bananas.
Seppanen (1974: 97) points out that the names here "will therefore have to be treated as count nouns", otherwise "proper names will then have both the article contrast and the number contrast which are normally considered critical for count nouns.