Profiling vocabulary acquisition in Irish

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Show simple item record O'Toole, Ciara Fletcher, Paul 2014-01-20T17:34:26Z 2014-01-20T17:34:26Z 2012-01
dc.identifier.citation CIARA O'TOOLE and PAUL FLETCHER (2012). Profiling vocabulary acquisition in Irish. Journal of Child Language, 39, pp 205-220. doi:10.1017/S0305000910000796. en
dc.identifier.volume 39 en
dc.identifier.issued 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 205 en
dc.identifier.endpage 220 en
dc.identifier.issn 1469-7602
dc.identifier.doi 10.1017/S0305000910000796
dc.description.abstract Investigations into early vocabulary development, including the timing of the acquisition of nouns, verbs and closed-class words, have produced conflicting results, both within and across languages. Studying vocabulary development in Irish can contribute to this area, as it has potentially informative features such as a VSO word order, and semantically rich prepositions. This study used a parent report adapted for Irish, to measure vocabulary development longitudinally for children aged between 1;04 and 3;04. The findings indicated that the children learned closed-class words at relatively smaller vocabulary sizes compared to children acquiring other languages, and had a strong preference for nouns. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en
dc.rights © Cambridge University Press, 2011. en
dc.subject Early lexical development en
dc.subject Young-children en
dc.subject English en
dc.subject Verbs en
dc.subject Nouns en
dc.subject Mandarin en
dc.subject Hebrew en
dc.subject French en
dc.title Profiling vocabulary acquisition in Irish en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Ciara O'Toole, Speech And Hearing Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Child Language en
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