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This quantity encompasses a number of writings that makes a speciality of semantic phenomena and their interpretation within the research of the language of a learner. the range of phenomena which are addressed is massive: temporal element and stressful, specificity, quantification, scope, finiteness, concentration constitution, and concentration debris. The variety of languages within which those phenomena are investigated is huge in addition: Dutch, English, German, Inuktitut, Italian, eastern, and varnish, to call a number of. the amount creates a theoretical in addition to an empirical bridge among semantic study at the one hand and psycholinguistic acquisition experiences at the different.

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Special thanks go to Veerle Van Geenhoven and Tom Roeper. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0082928. 8. REFERENCES Anderson, Stephen. ” Language 96 (1993): 68–98. Bates, Elizabeth. The Emergence of Symbols: Cognition and Communication in Infancy. New York: Academic Press, 1979. Birner, Betty, and Gregory Ward. ” In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society, 93–102. Berkeley: BLS, 1994. Bloom, Lois. One Word at a Time.

Prison has little to offer in the way of recreation. College is a good place to learn. School makes Jimmy very happy. They may not be modified (unlike bare plurals); this follows from Stvan’s arguments that these are, in fact, full one-word phrases and not simply nouns: (17) a. b. They sent him to *(big) jail. I watched it on television *(that had a 31" screen) Bare singulars can also appear, to a certain stylistic effect, in conjunction constructions and a couple others. In these particular instances the lexical restrictions are eliminated or reduced: (18) a.

Siskind, Jeffrey Mark. ) Models of Language Acquisition: Inductive and Deductive Approaches, 121– 153. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Snyder, William. ” Language 77 (2001): 324–342. Stvan, Laurel. The Semantics and Pragmatics of Bare Singular Noun Phrases. D. , Northwestern University, Evanston, 1998. Vergnaud, Jean-Roget, and Maria Luisa Zubizarreta. ” Linguistic Inquiry 23 (1992): 595–652. TOM ROEPER WATCHING NOUN PHRASES EMERGE Seeking Compositionality Abstract. An argument is presented that the child moves from nonspecific to specific in a series of compositional steps that builds a language-specific Determiner Phrase.

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