When is plural applied?
|From:||David Zitzelsberger <davidz@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, April 14, 2004, 16:19|
Had an interesting thought.
Are the dishes clean?
Is this stuff clean?
si si but implies plural
How do other languages handle the pluralness of nouns that represent a
plural idea (inherently mass).
I can think of three solutions to this:
1. It's singular so use singular verb
2. It's a mass so use plural verb
3. It's a special case so use a separate case
My American uses number 1. Do any other languages (NAT and CON) use the