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ERIC Number: EJ459692
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Nouns in Early Lexicons: Evidence, Explanations, and Implications.
Nelson, Katherine; And Others
Journal of Child Language, v20 n1 p61-84 Feb 1993
This study shows that the noun bias in early vocabularies rests only in part on the acquisition of object names. An analysis of vocabulary composition from 45 children at I;8 indicates that more nouns are acquired than all other word classes but that only about half of the nouns acquired are the names of basic level object classes (BLOCs). (KM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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