acquisition of Lithuanian noun morphology by Ineta Savickienė

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  • Lithuanian language -- Noun.,
  • Lithuanian language -- Morphology.,
  • Lithuanian language -- Acquisition.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-150).

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StatementIneta Savickienė.
SeriesSitzungsberichte / Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Klasse ;, 701. Bd., Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Linguistik und Kommunikationsforschung ;, Nr. 28, Sitzungsberichte (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse) ;, 701. Bd., Sitzungsberichte (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse)., Heft 28.
LC ClassificationsAS142 .V31 Bd. 701, PG8571 .V31 Bd. 701
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3352168M
ISBN 103700131380
LC Control Number2004373592

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Get this from a library. The acquisition of Lithuanian noun morphology. [Ineta Savickienė]. The roles of word-form frequency and phonological neighbourhood density in the acquisition of Lithuanian noun morphology. Journal of Child Language, Vol.

45, Issue. 3, p. Journal of Child Language, Vol. 45, Issue. 3, p. Cited by:   1. Introduction. Acquisition of grammar and morphology is key in becoming fluent in a language, native or foreign.

In many languages, grammar and word formation are realised by adding morphological affixes to stems (e.g., an inflectional suffix, such as ‘-s’, added to ‘cat’ becomes plural form ‘cat + s’ and e.g., derivational agentive suffix ‘-er’, added to a stem ‘work Cited by: 1.

Higher surface-form frequency was found to facilitate the acquisition of noun plural marking in Danish (Kjærbæk et al., ), of person and acquisition of Lithuanian noun morphology book marking on verbs in Italian (Leonard et al., ) and Finnish (Räsänen et al., ), and of case marking of nouns in Lithuanian Cited by: 3.

Nouns in Lithuanian language have 12 declension paradigms, in scholar grammar corresponding to five declensions which are defined by the inflection in singular nominative and genitive cases.

Only few borrowed words, like taksì – taxi, kupė – compartment (in a. Lithuanian (Lithuanian: lietuvių kalba) is an Eastern Baltic language spoken in the Baltic is the language of Lithuanians and the official language of Lithuania as well as one of the official languages of the European are about million native Lithuanian speakers in Lithuania and aboutspeakers abroad.

As a Baltic language, Lithuanian is closely related to. The Acquisition of Lithuanian Noun Morphology. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Savickienė I. Kempe V.

and Brooks P. (in press). Acquisition of gender agreement in Lithuanian: Exploring the effect of diminutive usage in an elicited production task. Journal of Child Language.

Smoczyñska M. The distinction between individuals and sets of individuals is expressed in all languages, in lexical quantifiers and often in singular and plural morphology of nouns, verbs, adjectives and determiners (Chierchia, ; Link, ).One of the earliest developing reflections of set-based quantification in English learners is singular-plural marking (Ferenz & Prasada, ).

In Lithuanian, morphology plays a considerable role in both domains of inection and derivation. This property is obvious for both nouns and verbs. Although Lithuanian verbal morphology in gen-eral is quite thoroughly described, automatic pro-cessing gives some opportunities to consider the question somehow differently.

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Four- and five-year-old children took part in an elicited familiar and novel Lithuanian noun production task to test predictions of input-based accounts of the acquisition of inflectional morphology.

Two major findings emerged. First, as predicted by input-based accounts, correct production rates we. This book offers a systematic study of the emergence and early development of compound nouns in first language acquisition from a cross-linguistic and typological perspective.

The language sample is both genealogically and typologically diversified, ranging from languages rich in compounds, such as German, Saami, Estonian and Finnish, to.

The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition book. Volume 1: the Data. case, gender, and number in noun forms; person and number in verb forms. Because Polish retains a rich inflectional system, morphology is the main device for expressing syntactic distinctions.

Word order has grammatical functions only to a limited extent, and hence. How and when children acquire the basic and essential rules of English morphology and syntax are questions that have been explored for decades.

While there are no final conclusions about precisely how and when this happens, many researchers have. My acquisition data come from the “Crosslinguistic Project on Pre- and Protomorphology in Language Acquisition” (cf.

DresslerDziubalska-KołaczykGillisVoeikova & DresslerBittner, Dressler & Kilani-Schoch ). This project studies in more than a dozen languages the acquisition of morphology up to. The present work investigated how morphological generalization, namely the way speakers extend their knowledge to novel complex words, is influenced by sources of variability in language and speaker properties.

For this purpose, the study focused on a Semitic language (Hebrew), characterized by unique non-concatenative morphology, and native (L1) as well as non-native (L2) speakers. SAVIČIŪTĖ, Eglė AMBRIDGE, Ben and PINE, Julian M. The roles of word-form frequency and phonological neighbourhood density in the acquisition of Lithuanian noun morphology.

Journal of Child Language, p. CrossRef; Google Scholar. For Lithuanian acquisition of morphology and diminutives see Savickienė, The Acquisition of Lithuanian Noun Morphology. Dressler and Merlini, Morphopragmatics, The following discussion is based on the analysis of data from a longitudinal corpus of two Lithuanian girls, first-born children of a middle-class family.

Reviewed in the United States on Octo A SHORT GRAMMAR OF LITHUANIAN by Terje Mathiassen is exactly what its title suggests, a lightweight overview of the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Lithuanian.

It is similar to an installment in Routledge's "Essential Grammar" line. Unfortunately, the grammar is nearly entirely s: 2. acquisition of noun has another aspect.

Beside the root word, we need to acquire the morphological information related about its forms. This information helps in generating different inflectional forms of the word. For this task, we need to understand regular and irregular morphology of noun.

Where appropriate, short remarks on contrastive Lithuanian-English matters are given. Although the presentation is a synchronic one, in certain places short comments and explanations of diachronic matters are given in small type.

Professor Mathiassen's book has a very detailed Table of Contents and an index, as well as a substantial bibliography. For novel animals, and for feminine nouns, children produced fewer errors with nouns introduced in diminutive form.

These results complement findings from several Slavic languages (Russian, Serbian and Polish) that diminutives constitute a salient cluster of word forms that may provide an entry point for the child's acquisition of noun morphology.

This study examines Lithuanian children's acquisition of gender agreement using an elicited production task. Lithuanian is a richly inflected Baltic language, with two genders and seven cases. Younger (N = 24, mean 3 ; 1, 2 ; ; 8) and older (N = 24, mean 6 ; 3, 5 ; ; 9) children were shown pictures of animals and asked to describe them after hearing the animal's name.

The acquisition of the Lithuanian language in the domain of morphology was analysed by I. Savickienė (,), P. Wójcik (), I. Balčiūnienė (, ). However, the phonetic, phonological, syntactic or lexical features of Lithuanian first language acquisition have not.

The acquisition of noun and verb inflections. Child Development, 39, – Second language acquisition: A book of readings (pp.

Rowley, MA: Newbury House. Acquisition of English Grammatical Morphology by Native Mandarin-Speaking Children and. Lithuanian nouns have five declensions which are defined by the inflection in singular nominative and genitive cases.

Only few borrowed words, like taksì – taxi, tabù – taboo, kupė̃ – compartment (in a train), coupé, are not subject to declension rules. Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics (5 Volumes) Editor-in-Chief: Rint Sybesma, Leiden University Associate Editors: Wolfgang Behr, University of Zürich, Yueguo Gu, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Zev Handel, University of Washington, C.-T.

James Huang, Harvard University and James Myers, National Chung Cheng University November modify nouns should be considered separately from those that modify NATURAL MORPHOLOGY 71 verbs. Van Patten shows that when nominal morphology is separated from verbal morphology, the order of acquisition for first and second language learners, both children and adults, is virtually identical, reinforcing the idea that grammatical morphemes.

Lithuanian, one of two extant Baltic languages, is archaic in many respects such as shown by its complex declension of nouns, pronouns and adjectives.

It is closely related to Latvian (the other living Baltic member), and has been greatly influenced by the Slavic languages since the Middle Ages when Lithuania was in the orbit of Poland.

This is the first of a sequence of lectures discussing various levels of linguistic analysis. Words are the most accessible (and maybe the most important) aspect of human language, and so we'll start with morphology, which deals with morphemes (the minimal units of linguistic form and meaning), and how they make up words.

Morphology and Word Formation clearly related phonemic forms /@z/ or / z/, /z/, and /s/. These three have in common not only their meaning, but also the fact that each contains an alveolar fricative phoneme, either /s/ or /z/. The three forms are in comple-mentary distribution, because each occurs where the others cannot, and it is.

Herein is contained reference to Indo-European, whilst the glossary at the back of the book even has the Lithuanian for "Indo-Iranian". There are tables which show the declensions of the noun, with such key philological words as "tooth", "eye", "daughter" and "man".

Personal pronouns and verbs are similarly s: A. Paulauskienė in her recent book on the present-day Lithuanian verb14, out of the total of pages, devotes 33 pages to word-formation Her treatment, of course, is not as detailed as that in the Academy Grammar, but her arrangement is clear, and many examples are given to illustrate various types and their meanings.

Her basic division. On nouns, for example, they start to add morphemes to mark such distinctions as gender, number, and case; on verbs, they add markers for aspect, tense, gender, number, and person. Within a particular language, children's mastery of such paradigms may take several years. observed.

There is also evidence for this distinction from language acquisition (discussed in chapter 9). In the early stages of development, children often omit function words from their speech, as in, for example, “doggie barking.” The linguistic evidence suggests that content words and function words play different roles in language.

Fundamental» All languages» Lithuanian» Lemmas» Nouns. Lithuanian terms that indicate people, beings, things, places, phenomena, qualities or ideas.

Category:Lithuanian noun forms: Lithuanian nouns that are inflected to display grammatical relations other than the main form.; Category:Lithuanian collective nouns: Lithuanian nouns that indicate groups of related things or. In this first cross-linguistic study of the emergence and early development of synthetic compounds we present the strictly parallel analysis of systematically collected longitudinal data from seven languages: the Finno-Ugric languages Finnish, Saami, Estonian and the Indo-European languages Lithuanian, Russian, Greek and German.

The data of spontaneous interactions between children and. Not all words are created equal, especially when learning language. This is why baby’s first word probably isn’t “clap” or “jump.” Not because they’re hard to say exactly, but because they are verbs and according to a new study from researchers at Northwestern University, the acquisition of different parts of speech (nouns or verbs) might be shaped by the language a child is.

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Beginning late in the second year of life, and speeding up in the third through fifth years, children undergo vast changes in their use of language, venturing from single word holophrases and paired words to actual grammatical morphemes and the application of morphological rules.

The order of acquisition of these rules seems to vary little within languages, and follows very similar patterns. The book is divided into six parts. Parts I and II examine the acquisition of phonology and morphology respectively, with chapters covering topics such as phonotactics and syllable structure, prosodic phenomena, compound word formation, and processing continuous speech.The acquisition of morphology is one of the major challenges in first language acquisition and the tasks children encounter vary to an extreme degree across different languages.

The acquisition of morphological markers is presented from a cross-linguistic perspective with special focus on those characteristics of morphology which are relevant for acquisition.Swahili: its noun class system, the agreement system, the affixes which make up the verbal complex, etc.

Since this dissertation investigates the acquisition of Swahili verbal morphology, this section will focus more on the descriptions of verbal morphology than nominal morphology, as it will be necessary to draw on these descriptions in later.

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