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Query Details

Query Subject:   Adjectives, General Linguistics and Acquisition
Author:   Isabelle Barriere
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics
Language Acquisition

Query:   Does anyone know of any studies on:
1.a the cross-linguistic description of adjectives referring to internal
physical states (e.g. thirsty, hungry, full etc)
1.b The acquisition (incl. comprehension and production) of these
adjectives by children

2.a the cross-linguistic description of adjectives describing tastes (e.g
sweet, sour, bitter etc)
2.b the acquisition of these adjectives (incl. comprehension and
production) by children

Thanks in advance for your help. If there are enough replies, I will post
a summary.


Isabelle Barriere, PhD
Yeled v'Yalda Multilingual Development Research Institute
LL Issue: 17.3172
Date posted: 30-Oct-2006


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