Polarity Property ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/PolarityProperty


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Polarity Property

Direct SubConcepts:

NegativePolarity  PositivePolarity  



Definition:

The property concerned with encoding the system of positive/negative contrastivity found in a language. The distinction between 'positive' and 'negative polarity' may be expressed syntactically, morphologically or lexically. [Crystal 1997: 297]


See Also:
Surrey Morphology Group - Polarity

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