A cue-based approach to the acquisition of grammatical gender in Russian.

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This article discusses the acquisition of gender in Russian, focusing on some exceptional subclasses of nouns that display a mismatch between semantics and morphology. Experimental results from twenty-five Russian-speaking monolinguals (age 2 ; 6-4 ; 0) are presented and, within a cue-based approach to language acquisition, we argue that children rely on… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0305000911000419

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