Nominal Compound Acquisition

Editors
| University of Vienna
| Istanbul Bilgi University
| University of Lausanne
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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 languages poor in compounds, such as French. Some of them differ in compound richness according to genres of adult-directed speech in contrast to child-directed speech and thus also child speech, like Russian, Lithuanian and especially Greek. Differences in the delimitation and transition between compounds and phrases and in the distribution of subtypes of compounds in these languages involve great typological variety and thus different tasks for children acquiring them. The eleven languages investigated in the volume and the common methodology of longitudinal collection of spontaneous speech data concerning the interaction between children and their caretakers or peers, supplemented by lexical typology as a new means of cross-linguistic comparison of language acquisition, allow new generalizations and make the volume a unique contribution.
[Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 61]  2017.  viii, 310 pp.
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Table of Contents
Abbreviations
vii–viii
Introduction
Wolfgang U. Dressler, F. Nihan Ketrez, Marianne Kilani-Schoch and Ursula Stephany
1–18
Chapter 1. Emergence and early development of German compounds
Katharina Korecky-Kröll, Sabine Sommer-Lolei and Wolfgang U. Dressler
19–37
Chapter 2. Compound nouns in Danish child language
Laila Kjærbæk and Hans Basbøll
39–62
Chapter 3. Acquisition of nominal compounds in Russian
Victoria Kazakovskaya
63–90
Chapter 4. Early development of compounds in two French children’s corpora
Marianne Kilani-Schoch
91–118
Chapter 5. Compounding in early Greek language acquisition
Ursula Stephany and Evangelia Thomadaki
119–143
Chapter 6. The early production of compounds in Lithuanian
Ineta Dabašinskienė and Laura Kamandulytė-Merfeldienė
145–163
Chapter 7. Acquisition of noun compounds in Estonian
Reili Argus
165–189
Chapter 8. Acquisition of compound nouns in Finnish
Klaus Laalo
191–207
Chapter 9. The acquisition of compound nouns in North Saami
Johanna Johansen Ijäs
209–230
Chapter 10. The emergence of nominal compounds in Turkish: A case study on structural simplicity vs. input frequency
F. Nihan Ketrez
231–249
Chapter 11. Compounding in early child speech: Hebrew peer talk 2–8
Dorit Ravid and Noa Assulin Tzabar
251–274
Chapter 12. Contrastive lexical typology of German and Greek child speech and child-directed speech
Ursula Stephany
275–286
Chapter 13. Discussion and outlook
Wolfgang U. Dressler, F. Nihan Ketrez and Marianne Kilani-Schoch
287–305
Index
307–310
Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009020 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Morphology
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2017031636