ERIC Number: EJ452991
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Phonological Characteristics of Words Young Children Try to Say.
Dobrich, Wanda; Scarborough, Hollis S.
Journal of Child Language, v19 n3 p597-616 Oct 1992
To examine the persistence of phonological selectional constraints on young children's lexical choices, the words attempted in the conversational speech of a longitudinal sample of 12 normally developing preschoolers from age 2;0 to 5;0 were scored for syllabic length, presence of consonant clusters, and distribution of constituent phonemes. (29 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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