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Allomorphy and affixation in morphological processing

  • This study presents results from a cross-modal priming experiment investigating inflected verb forms of German. A group of late learners of German with Russian as their native language (L1) was compared to a control group of German L1 speakers. The experiment showed different priming patterns for the two participant groups. The L1 German data yielded a stem-priming effect for inflected forms involving regular affixation and a partial priming effect for irregular forms irrespective of stem allomorphy. By contrast, the data from the late bilinguals showed reduced priming effects for both regular and irregular forms. We argue that late learners rely more on lexically stored inflected word forms during word recognition and less on morphological parsing than native speakers.

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Author:Gunnar Jacob, Elisabeth FleischhauerORCiD, Harald ClahsenORCiDGND
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus4-415408
DOI:https://doi.org/10.25932/publishup-41540
ISSN:1866-8364
Parent Title (English):Postprints der Universität Potsdam : Humanwissenschaftliche Reihe
Subtitle (English):a cross-modal priming study with late bilinguals
Series (Serial Number):Postprints der Universität Potsdam : Humanwissenschaftliche Reihe (532)
Document Type:Postprint
Language:English
Date of first Publication:2019/02/13
Year of Completion:2013
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2019/02/13
Tag:German morphology; bilingual processing; morphological priming; second language
Issue:532
Pagenumber:10
Source:Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 16 (2013) 4, pp. 924–933 DOI 10.1017/S1366728913000291
Organizational units:Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Dewey Decimal Classification:1 Philosophie und Psychologie / 15 Psychologie / 150 Psychologie
4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Peer Review:Referiert
Publication Way:Open Access
Grantor:Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
Notes extern:Bibliographieeintrag der Originalveröffentlichung/Quelle