Arka, I Wayan
This paper examines complex number systems with unusual constructive strategies in languages such as Marori. One challenge that such systems present is the existence of a dual number category without dual morphology and a plural number category without plural morphology. This paper demonstrates that these number systems can be accounted for in a surprisingly straightforward way by proposing that they involve the composite binary features [+/-SG], [+/-PL], [+/-DU] and [+/-AUG]. Languages vary...[Show more]
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