A dynamic semantics of single-wh and multiple-wh questions

Jakub Dotlacil, Floris Roelofsen

Abstract


We develop a uniform analysis of single-wh and multiple-wh questions couched in dynamic inquisitive semantics. The analysis captures the effects of number marking on which-phrases, and derives both mention-some and mention-all readings as well as an often neglected partial mention-some reading in multiple-wh questions. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/salt.v30i0.4839

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