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2. What is a proto-word?

  • A word which is used, and has an actual meaning,but has not been "accepted" as a word by officials
  • A word that means the same as a full adult sentence

3. Which is an example of deletion?

  • daddy
  • do (dog)
  • mamama
  • goggie (doggie)

4. What is the definition of reduplication?

  • Children find it difficult to articulate groups of consonants so they reduce the phoneme to just one consonant
  • Also known as babbling, consonant-vowel (CV) patterns are repeated
  • A process were an extra vowel is added to the world to make a CVCV structure
  • Some sounds change because of other sounds around them. Usually, the first consonant sound is influence by the second

5. When do children acquire the velar phonemes according to Crystal?

  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 6 months
  • 6-9 months


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