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Modification by a quantifier

The concrete partitive noun may be modified by quantifiers.


The following examples involve a referential partitive construction in which the referential noun is modified. The first example in (a) involves modification by a universal quantifier, the second example in (b) involves modification by a negative quantifier in the form of the negative article.

Example 1

a. Alle blikken hûnebrokken binne ferkocht
all cans dog.morsels sold
All cans of dry dog food have been sold
b. Ik ha gjin brok sûkelarje opiten
I have no lump chocolate up.eaten
I did not eat any lump of chocolate