Decomposing morphologically complex words in a nonlinear morphology.

  title={Decomposing morphologically complex words in a nonlinear morphology.},
  author={Ram Frost and Avital Deutsch and Kenneth I. Forster},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={26 3},
Most Hebrew words are composed of 2 intertwined morphemes: a triconsonantal root and a phonological word pattern. Previous research with conjugated verb forms has shown consistent priming from the verbal patterns, suggesting that verbal forms are automatically parsed by native speakers into their morphemic constituents. The authors investigated the decomposition process, focusing on the structural properties of verbal forms that are perceived and extracted during word recognition. The… CONTINUE READING

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