Re: Mass/group/count noun terminology question
|From:||Muke Tever <hotblack@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 13, 2004, 18:15|
E fésto Trebor Jung <treborjung@...>:
> Is there some way to refer to mass/group/count nouns collectively? It's
> too long to write it all out a lot, so I was just wondering is there
> some single word to describe this feature of nouns?
"mass" and "count" are grouped under "countability".
"group" (collectives, I suppose) are sposta be a different feature, I
think, though they could be probably referred to as 'variably countable',
i.e. mass or count, depending.
http://frath.net/ E jer savne zarjé mas ne
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http://kohath.deviantart.com/ Brissve mé kolé adâ.