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Labelle, Marie & Daniel Valois (2002). Floated Quantifiers, Quantifiers at a Distance, and Logical Form in the Acquisition of L1 French.

URL: http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/r32764/ftp/FloatedQ.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1023&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (1) a.    Les enfants ont chacun reçu un ballon.
    The children have each received a balloon
    `Each of the children received a balloon.'
Example #2:

    b.    Les enfants ont beaucoup reçu de ballons.
    The children have a-lot received of balloons
    `The children received a lot of balloons.'
Example #3:

    (3) a.   Les filles ont chacune reçu un ballon.
    the girls-FEM have each-FEM received a balloon
    `The girls each received a balloon'
Example #4:

    b.   Nous les avons toutes contactées.
    we them have all-FEM-PL contacted.
    `We contacted them all.'
Example #5:

    (4) Il a beaucoupi acheté [ei de livres].
    He has a-lot bought [e of books]
    `He bought a lot of books.'
Example #6:

    (5) a.   Ils ont beaucoup vu de films.
    they have much seen of films
    `They saw a lot of films'
Example #7:

    b.   *Ils ont beaucoup apprécié de films.
    they have much appreciated of films
    `They appreciated a lot of films'
Example #8:

    (6) Il a beaucoup ri.
    He has a-lot laughed
    `He laughed a lot.'
Example #9:

    b.   *Les cochons ont beaucoup croqué une pomme.
    (Beaucoup de cochons ont croqué une pomme.)
    `Many pigs bit into an apple.'
Example #10:

    c.   *Les lutins ont beaucoup coupé une banane bleue.
    (Beaucoup de lutins ont coupé une banane bleue.)
    `Many goblins cut a blue banana.'
Example #11:

    (12) Les abeilles ont beaucoup piqué le chat.
    the bees have much stung the cat
    `The bees stung the cat repeatedly'
Example #12:

    (13) Les cochons ont beaucoup croqué la pomme.
    the pigs have much bitten the apple
    `The pigs bit the apple repeatedly'
Example #13:

    (14) Les souris ont beaucoup mangé le fromage.
    the mice have much eaten the cheese
    `The mice ate a lot of the cheese the cheese'
Example #14:

    (15) Les lutins ont beaucoup coupé la banane.
    the goblins have much cut the banana
    `The goblins cut a deep cut into the banana'
Example #15:

    (19)Il a /tUt/ acheté ses meubles à crédit.
    He has all bought his furniture on credit
    `He bought all his furniture on loan.'