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Merging FeaturesComputation, Interpretation, and Acquisition$
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José M. Brucart, Anna Gavarró, and Jaume Solà

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199553266

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.001.0001

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What it means (not) to know (number) agreement *

What it means (not) to know (number) agreement *

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(p.80) 5 What it means (not) to know (number) agreement*
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Merging Features
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Carson T. Schütze

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.003.0005

This chapter explores how a language-acquiring child might ‘not know’ agreement. Ways in which such a child could be non-adultlike include inoperability of universal principles, incorrect parameter settings, incomplete/incorrect knowledge of inflectional forms, imperfect execution of grammatical computations, and production difficulties. Distinguishing these is illustrated with English and Swahili transcripts.

Keywords:   acquisition, Minimalism, uninterpretable features, Swahili, English

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