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Comparatives and positives
Typology of sentences with gradable adjectives
Comparative sentences of proportionality as A
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absolute adjectives adjectives in predicative Aest arguments assumes the hearer asymmetric-scale based on one-argument based on two-argument binary scales bottle bounded-scale Comparative sentences comparative-degree form correctly the set difference dimension elicitation tests empirical normality condition entails example F-type fully absolute fuzzy set giraffes gradable adjectives hearer will identify height inch Item Test sentence John is older John is taller less tall lexeme MD(b MD(c measure function members of antonymic MF(c millimetres n units noun phrases numerical adjectives open-scale antonymic pairs periphrastic positive-degree form Pragmatic assumption predicative function primum comparationis quasi-antonymic pairs ratio reference set relative adjectives scale secundum comparationis semantic interpretation sentence formula sentences referring sentences with gradable sentences with members shorter six feet tall speaker assumes statements swimming pool term of comparison test item two-argument propositions type A sentences unary-scale adjectives units unmarked members value-neutral wide young