Number use in language: A quantitative and typological investigation

Outputs and Datasets

A statistical model for proportions of plurals. Paul Marriott

Excel spreadsheet of nouns from the Uppsala corpus. For each of the approx. 5440 noun lexemes the spreadsheet includes information on frequency, animacy (modified version of the Smith-Stark hierarchy), as well as counts for occurrences of particular case and number combinations. There is a readme file for the spreadsheet.


Project members

Prof Greville G. Corbett
Dr Dunstan Brown
Dr Andrew Hippisley
Dr Paul Marriot

Period of award:

September 1997 - August 1998


Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)