prelexical

prelexical

(priːˈlɛksɪkəl)
adj
(Grammar) transformational grammar denoting or applicable at a stage in the formation of a sentence at which words and phrases have not yet replaced all of the underlying grammatical and semantic material of that sentence in the speaker's mind
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the acoustic realization of phrasal prominence, which has been proposed to potentially allow prelexical infants bootstrap the basic word order of the target language, a major syntactic property of natural languages.
The output of this prelexical level is passed down to various levels of the word-formation component, where semantic, morphological and phonological information is processed (Stekauer 2005: 43ff).
The GO model posits that unitization processes (which are subject to the visual characteristics of the letters in words) underlie the efficient recognition of function words that guide the computation of the structure of the sentence, thus incorporating both prelexical and postlexical sources for the missing letter effect.
Prelexical facilitation and lexical interference in auditory word recognition.
Phonological representations in prelexical speech processing: evidence from form-based priming.
Do transposed-letter similarity effects occur at a prelexical phonological level?
In this context, Stainthorp and colleagues (2010) analyzed the extent to which children with slow RAN performance exhibit prelexical visual processing deficits and found that slow RAN children have difficulty in discriminating simple visual features.
Lexical involvement in naming does not contravene prelexical phonology: Comment on Sebastian-Gales (1991).
In other words, we want to explore if gender is identified on the basis of surface, prelexical information of the word, such as the presence of the suffixes -a/-o, or if, on the contrary, gender information is only retrieved at a postlexical stage when agreement between one word and the other has to be computed.
The visual word form area: A prelexical representation of visual words in the fusiform gyrus.
The full parsing models defend a mandatory prelexical segmentation of the word into its stem and affixes and lexical access of morphological relatives across the same entry (Taft and Forster 1975).