This contribution argues against the influential proposal that genericity ist best characterized as a form of implicit adverbial quantification, involving an empty quantificational adverb, which is endowed with intensional force. It is proposed that genericity constitutes instead the semantics of predication

On the morphosyntactic roots of genericity

DELFITTO, Denis
2000

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This contribution argues against the influential proposal that genericity ist best characterized as a form of implicit adverbial quantification, involving an empty quantificational adverb, which is endowed with intensional force. It is proposed that genericity constitutes instead the semantics of predication
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quantificational adverbs; genericity; predication
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