ERIC Number: EJ641169
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Nativization Processes in L1 Esperanto.
Bergen, Benjamin K.
Journal of Child Language, v28 n3 p575-95 Oct 2001
Describes characteristics of the Native Esperanto of eight speakers, ranging from age 6 to 14 years. Found bilingualism and nativization effects, differentiating native from non-native Esperanto speech. Among these effects are loss or modification of the accusative case, phonological reduction, attrition of tense/aspect system, and pronominal cliticization. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A