Chapter 12. Category Change and Gradience in the Determiner System

  1. Ans van Kemenade and
  2. Bettelou Los
  1. David Denison

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757048.ch12

The Handbook of the History of English

The Handbook of the History of English

How to Cite

Denison, D. (2008) Category Change and Gradience in the Determiner System, in The Handbook of the History of English (eds A. van Kemenade and B. Los), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757048.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631233442

Online ISBN: 9780470757048

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Keywords:

  • gradience;
  • adjectives;
  • language system;
  • grammars;
  • morphosyntax

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • PDE Nominal Categories in Practice

  • How to Handle Nominal Categories

  • Inflection and Co-occurrence in History

  • Gradience in History

  • Conclusion