Polyfunctionality of the English quantitative words


Sumy State University, Ryms'koho-Korsakova Str. 2, Sumy, 40 000, Sumskaya, Ukraine




 The article in question considers the functioning of quantitative units, their language and speech aspects. Introduction focuses upon the major items of paper – definition of numerals, words of weight and measure, aims, methods of investigation, empiric material applied, evolution modifi cations, and perspectives of further study.


Key words:

 quantitative words, numerals, words of weight and measure, polyfunctionality, language and speech aspects


  DOI: 10.15503/jecs20132-208-214


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