Bilal Kırkıcı

List of John Benjamins publications for which Bilal Kırkıcı plays a role.


Lago, Sol, Martina Gracanin-Yuksek, Duygu Fatma Şafak, Orhan Demir, Bilal Kırkıcı and Claudia Felser 2019  Straight from the horse’s mouth : Agreement attraction effects with Turkish possessorsLinguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 9:3, pp. 398–426 | Article
We investigated the comprehension of subject-verb agreement in Turkish-German bilinguals using two tasks. The first task elicited speeded judgments to verb number violations in sentences that contained plural genitive modifiers. We addressed whether these modifiers elicited attraction errors,… read more
Gracanin-Yuksek, Martina and Bilal Kırkıcı 2016 Syntax/semantics/pragmatics of yes/no question in second language TurkishSecond Language Acquisition of Turkish, Gürel, Ayşe (ed.), pp. 165–191 | Article
This paper examines the second language (L2) acquisition of the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of Turkish yes/no (yn) questions across learners of different proficiency. Employing three tasks, we tested the participants’ knowledge of the syntax of yn questions, the semantic interpretations they… read more
Jacob, Gunnar and Bilal Kırkıcı 2016 The processing of morphologically complex words in a specific speaker group: A masked-priming study with Turkish heritage speakersLinguistic Perspectives on Morphological Processing, Clahsen, Harald, Vera Heyer and Jana Reifegerste (eds.), pp. 308–328 | Article
The present study investigates to what extent morphological priming varies across different groups of native speakers of a language. In two masked-priming experiments, we investigate the processing of morphologically complex Turkish words in Turkish heritage speakers raised and living in Germany.… read more
Kırkıcı, Bilal 2007 The mental processing of L2 English lexical compounds: A developmental Dual-Mechanism accountEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 7 (2007), Roberts, Leah, Ayşe Gürel, Sibel Tatar and Leyla Martı (eds.), pp. 7–25 | Article
A number of SLA studies in the past decade (e.g. Lardiere, 1995; Murphy, 2000) have attempted to answer the question of whether the Dual-Mechanism Model can be extended to L2 English processing. These studies have found that the clear regular-irregular dissociation in compounds observed for L1… read more