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Panagl, Oswald. 1975. Präsuppositionen und die Syntax der lateinischen Komparation. In Drachman, Gaberell, ed. Akten der 1. Salzburger Frühlingstagung für Linguistik. G. Narr. pp. 361–375.
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A hypothesis is put forward to explain the difference between the two Latin comparison structures (the case construction and the particle construction) in terms of presuppositions: the case construction (x adj- comparative y-ablative) presupposes that y possesses the quality expressed by the adjective to a significant extent.