LINGUIST List 17.3172|
Mon Oct 30 2006
Qs: Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition
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Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition
Message 1: Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition
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
Isabelle Barriere, PhD
Yeled v'Yalda Multilingual Development Research Institute
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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