In this paper, we challenge the view that ethnic adjectives (EAs) are nouns in disguise. Instead, we propose a unified semantics of the thematic and classificatory uses of EAs that treats them as proper adjectives, but nonetheless accounts for the phenomena that led to their analysis as nouns.
CitationArsenijevic, B. [et al.]. Ethnic adjectives are proper adjectives. A: Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. "46th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society". Chicago: 2010, p. 1-15.
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