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    singulare tantum

    Please could you teach me what is the meaning of singulare tantum in the following context:

    "As physicist Erwin Schrodinger put it, "Mind by its very nature is a singulare tantum. I should say: the overall number of minds is just one.""

    Thank you for your time and help.

    Yu heci
    Last edited by yuheci; 25-Aug-2009 at 18:41. Reason: check

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    Re: singulare tantum

    It means a word which only exists in the singular, no plural form.


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