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From:Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Thursday, January 15, 2004, 1:52
On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 02:17:22 +0100, Trebor Jung <treborjung@...> wrote:

> Merhaba! > > I'm creating a conlang in which I don't want to have to use classifiers > ('sheet > of paper'). I want to be able to say, for example, *'one paper'. If I > make > nouns count as default, instead of mass as in English, would I achieve my > goal?
Possibly not. "One paper" is largely unambiguous, but what about "one sand", or worse "one water"? Paul


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