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Gentner, Dedre. 1982. Why nouns are learned before verbs: Linguistic relativity versus natural partitioning. In Kuczaj, Stan A. II, ed. Language development. L. Erlbaum. pp. 301–334.
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G. hypothesizes that learning patterns among children experiencing a language for the first time may more directly reveal the influence of the perceptual world on language than a look at adult language.