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By Dorit Diskin Ravid

Modern Hebrew is a hugely man made Semitic language—its lexicon is wealthy in morphemes. This quantity offers the 1st in-depth psycholinguistic research of the interplay among morphological wisdom and spelling in Hebrew. It additionally examines how a ways this version will be utilized to different languages. Anchored to a connectionist, cognitive, cross-linguistic and typological framework, the learn accords with today’s conception of spelling as being even more than an insignificant technical ability. modern psycholinguistic literature perspectives spelling as a window on what humans find out about phrases and their constitution. The powerful correlation among orthographies and morphological devices makes linking constant grammatical and lexical illustration and spelling devices in speaker-writers a key examine objective. Hebrew’s wealth of morphological buildings, mirrored in its written shape, promotes morphological notion and techniques in those that communicate and write it, including power and relevance to this work.

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