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Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga & Artemis Alexiadou2019Genericity in Greek: An Experimental InvestigationInA. Gattnar, R. Hörnig, M. Störzer & S. Featherston (Eds.)Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2018: Experimental Data Drives Linguistic TheoryTübingen: University of Tübingenhttps://publikationen.uni-tuebingen.de/xmlui/handle/10900/871321 Background and aimDespite the abundance of semantic literature on genericity (Krifka et al., 1995; Mari et al.,2013), the typological aspect of genericity has rarely been tackled systematically (see thoughBehrens, 2005; Dahl, 1985; Dayal, 2004). Moreover, there is very little experimental researchon the topic in Greek. Different languages employ diverse grammatical devices to express gen-ericity (Chierchia, 1998; Longobardi, 1994, 2001). Among the languages that apply presenceor absence of a determiner to express genericity, Romance and Germanic languages presenttwo different patterns. Greek patterns with Romance languages in disallowing bare plurals ...