LINGUIST List 13.3295

Fri Dec 13 2002

Qs: Lang Acquisition, Comparatives

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  1. Katharine Beals, language acquisition by autistic children
  2. Linnaea Stockall, words for 'more' & 'less'

Message 1: language acquisition by autistic children

Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 09:36:42 +0000
From: Katharine Beals <bealsautism-language-therapies.com>
Subject: language acquisition by autistic children

In connection with a grammar training project at
http://www.autism-language-therapies.com I am looking for references
on language acquisition by autistic children, particularly in the
areas of morphology and syntax. 

Thanks!
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Message 2: words for 'more' & 'less'

Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 09:39:50 +0000
From: Linnaea Stockall <l_stockmit.edu>
Subject: words for 'more' & 'less'

I'm trying to collect comparitives from as many languages as
possible. I'm most interested in 'more' and 'less'. I'm hoping to find
two things: (1) other languages that have a 'more'/'-er'-type
alternation for either the positive or the negative comparitive and
(2)languages in which one or more comparitive is morphologically
complex.

I'll happily post a summary of responses.

Thanks,

Linnaea 
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