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plural denominado geral,

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Portuguese term or phrase:plural denominado geral,
English translation:is known/ denominated/ regarded as a greater plural, ...
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11:08 Sep 3, 2006
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Science - Linguistics / Verbs
Portuguese term or phrase: plural denominado geral,
como já foi visto acima, essa marca expressa um plural denominado geral, por indicar ‘muitos’/‘todos’
zabrowa
Local time: 15:28
is known/ denominated/ regarded as greater plural, ...
Explanation:
A greater plural refers to an abnormally large number for the object of discussion. It should also be noted that the distinction between the paucal and the ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plural

... the range of number values may include duals, as well as paucal forms and greater plural. forms. The latter form typically implies an excessive number, ...
www.anthrosource.net/doi/pdf/10.1525/jlin.2003.13.2.241

The absence of –s in the plural form of animal names (hunting for bear, ... Some languages distinguish between a plural and a greater plural. ...
www.answers.com/topic/plural

plural - What is definition of the term - plural ?
- definition of the term 'plural': the form of a word that is used to denote more than ... Some languages distinguish between a plural and a greater plural. ...
www.linguasphere.org/dictionary/n-55893-plural.html
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is known/ denominated/ regarded as greater plural, ...


Explanation:
A greater plural refers to an abnormally large number for the object of discussion. It should also be noted that the distinction between the paucal and the ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plural

... the range of number values may include duals, as well as paucal forms and greater plural. forms. The latter form typically implies an excessive number, ...
www.anthrosource.net/doi/pdf/10.1525/jlin.2003.13.2.241

The absence of –s in the plural form of animal names (hunting for bear, ... Some languages distinguish between a plural and a greater plural. ...
www.answers.com/topic/plural

plural - What is definition of the term - plural ?
- definition of the term 'plural': the form of a word that is used to denote more than ... Some languages distinguish between a plural and a greater plural. ...
www.linguasphere.org/dictionary/n-55893-plural.html


Claudio Mazotti
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agree  Cristiane Gomes
10 hrs
  -> obrigado!!!

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: Very good! I'd say"a plural that is known as a "greater plural."
47 days
  -> sure...tks a lot!!!
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Sep 3, 2006 - Changes made by Carlos Angelo:
Language pairEnglish to Portuguese » Portuguese to English
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