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Anderson, Roger W. 1993. Four operating principles and input distribution as explanations for underdeveloped and mature morphological systems. In Hyltenstam, Kenneth and Åke Viberg. Progression & regression in language. Sociocultural, neuropsychologial & linguistic perspectives. Cambridge University Press. pp. 309–339.
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Article in book
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Language as a subject


This paper focuses on the use of verb inflections by proficient native speakers, an area which requires serious attention if we are to understand the conflicting claims in the literature on acquisition of morphological marking of categories of tense and aspect.