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Ettlinger, Marc; Zapf, Jennifer – Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics, 2011
The correct use of an affix, such as the English plural suffix, may reflect mastery of a morphological process, but it may also depend on children's syntactic, semantic, and phonological abilities. The present article reports a set of experiments in support of this latter view, specifically focusing on the importance of the phonological make-up of…
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