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LINGUIST List 17.3172

Mon Oct 30 2006

Qs: Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition

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        1.    Isabelle Barriere, Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition


Message 1: Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition
Date: 27-Oct-2006
From: Isabelle Barriere <barriere.isagmail.com>
Subject: Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition


Does anyone know of any studies on:
1.a the cross-linguistic description of adjectives referring to internal
physical states (e.g. thirsty, hungry, full etc)
1.b The acquisition (incl. comprehension and production) of these
adjectives by children

2.a the cross-linguistic description of adjectives describing tastes (e.g
sweet, sour, bitter etc)
2.b the acquisition of these adjectives (incl. comprehension and
production) by children

Thanks in advance for your help. If there are enough replies, I will post
a summary.

Best,

Isabelle Barriere, PhD
Co-Director
Yeled v'Yalda Multilingual Development Research Institute
http://www.yeled.org/res.asp

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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