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Unformatted text preview: months, children infer meaning •  when the thing is out of view of child when named •  when the object is concealed •  in absence of actual naming instance S:ll, problem not solved: Gaze does not tell us what these different words mean! e.g., gombey = undetached rabbit parts? rabbit fur? whole rabbit? Word Learning Constraints Mutual exclusivity: Pairings of words and meanings are mutually exclusive (each word has one meaning; each meaning has one word) Whole object constraint: Novel words refer to whole things, not their parts or proper1es Taxonomic constraint: Novel words refer to kinds of things, not thema1c rela1ons between them Ellen Markman Mutual Exclusivity Look at these! Can you give me one? Look, a dax! Can you...
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