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That's the same conclusion I already came to, too.

stevo

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:20 AM, Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets <tsela.cg@
gmail.com> wrote:

> On 3 May 2010 23:43, MorphemeAddict <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Is there a way to search WALS for languages that have ADJ-ART-N?
> >
>
> Unfortunately, this is not one of the linguistic features the WALS database
> was built on, so I think you're out of luck for this one.
>
> The only features I see that could be useful are Feature 87: Order of
> Adjective and Noun, and Feature 85: Order of Adposition and Noun Phrase.
> But
> the first one just looks at adjectives and nouns, not at any other
> component
> of the noun phrase, and the second one looks only at adpositions (mostly
> prepositions and postpositions. It shows a category "inpositions" with 7
> languages in it, and where Maggel would fit as well, but it's still not
> about articles).
>
> Aside from taking the source material from WALS and analyse it over again
> with this new feature in mind, I can't see how we could get the data you
> want from it.
> --
>  Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets.
>
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