volume 58, issue 4, P703-746 2008
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2008.00477.x
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Abstract: This study explored learning and generalization of parts of the Russian case-marking paradigm, an inflecting-fusional system in which affixes simultaneously mark several grammatical features (case, gender, number, animacy). In Experiment 1, adult English speakers (N = 43) were exposed to nouns with transparent gender marking in the nominative case and learned to inflect nouns for two oblique cases. Experiment 2 (N = 44) used nouns that in the nominative case were morphophonologically nontransparent (i.e., arb…

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