General Number ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/GeneralNumber


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Number Property
                              |_ General Number


Definition:

In some languages for which number is less dominant, the meaning of the noun can be expressed without reference to number. Nouns with this marking are designated as outside of the number system, as they are noncommittal as to the number of the noun that they mark. [Corbett 2000: 9-10]


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: bsw General number refers to a noun without reference to a number; it is outside the number system.
2009-06-04 13:28:07
lĂșban-jaafoofe
lion-GENRLwatched-1-SG
I watched lion.

References:
Corbett(2000:11)


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